Reality is a sliding door.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours; whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
When Nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and new.
The best part of health is fine disposition
Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it