What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts rule the world.
In every work of genius, we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is to think, it is to be humble.
Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
Obedience alone gives the right to command.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
The soul of God is poured into the world through the thoughts of men.
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.