Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
The world is his who has money to go over it.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.
Preaching is the expression of moral sentiments applied to the duties of life.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Great people are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world.
As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Accept your genius and say what you think.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Shall we judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely.
The never-ending task of self improvement.
Man is a shrewd inventor, and is ever taking the hint of a new machine from his own structure, adapting some secret of his own anatomy in iron, wood, and leather, to some required function in the work of the world.