“To believe in a Utopia and be at the same time a realist is not a contradiction. A Utopia is par excellence realizable”.
“A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. And when Humanity lands there, it looks out, and, seeing a better country, sets sail. Progress is the realisation of Utopias”.
The Soul of a Man under Socialism
“Ideas are called “Utopian” when they seem useful but propose a different style, a different procedure, different motives from the usual ones of the time. They may be ideas of obvious common sense, and also technically easy to implement; all the more then they will be called “unpractical” and judged “a tyranny imposed on the people by experts...