The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is.
Words are not as satisfactory as we should like them to be, but, like our neighbors, we have got to live with them and must make the best and not the worst of them.
Man is God's highest present development. He is the latest thing in God.
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
It is immoral to get drunk because the headache comes after the drinking, but if the headache came first and the drunkenness afterwards, it would be moral to get drunk.
The public buys its opinions as it buys its meat, or takes in its milk, on the principle that it is cheaper to do this than to keep a cow. So it is, but the milk is more likely to be watered.
It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy -- but he who has shown the better temper.
God cannot alter the past but historians can.