Fitz Hugh Ludlow, sometimes seen as Fitzhugh Ludlow, was an American author, journalist, and explorer; best known for his autobiographical book The Hasheesh Eater (1857).
|The hand of the Church holds the souls of the saints by inevitable purse strings … Over all these matters Brigham [Young] has supreme control. His power is the most despotic known to mankind. Here, by the way, is the constitutionally vulnerable point of Mormonism. If fear of establishing a bad precedent hinder the United States at any time from breaking up that nest of all disloyalty, because of its licentious marriage institutions, Utah is still open to grave punishment, and the Administration inflicting it would have duty as well as vested right upon its side, on the ground that it stands pledged to secure to each of the nation's constituent sections a republican form of government, something which Utah has never enjoyed any more than Timbuktu.||Religion & God ;Dictators, Despots, Autocrats, Autocracies & Dictatorships|
|We might be allowed to... assert that because our only cognitions of matter are cognitions of force, matter in the scientific sense is force.||Energy ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology|