What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is the triumph of enthusiasm.
Life is a progress, and not a station.
Every man contemplates an angel in his future self.
The angels are so enamored of the language that is spoken in heaven that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether their be any who understand it or not.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
The experience of each new age requires a new confession, and the world seems always waiting for its poet
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to the present