"- I never would have believed it of James Reilly, he said simply. He's always been a man of violent speech, but that's all.
- If you disperse energy in speech, it doesn't leave you too much over for action."
"What credulous creatures we are, really. We believe evidence as though it were gospel truth. And what is it really? Only the impression conveyed to the mind by the senses - and suppose they're the wrong impressions?"
"People do all sorts of queer things when they have religious mania."