Robin G. Collingwood
Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue.
What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.
A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.
Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do.