Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction…
Quote by John Milton
A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up...
Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel...
Biochemically, love is just like eating large amounts of chocolate.
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do...
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that...
'Tis Chastity, my brother, Chastity: She that has that, is clad in complete steel
Money brings honor, friends, conquest, and realms.
Far from all resort of mirth, / Save the cricket on the hearth!
Craftiness is a quality in the mind and a vice in the character.
The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day
Calm of mind, all passion spent
Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them...
Servant of God, well done; well hast thou fought The better fight
The end then of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by...
God is thy law, thou mine: to know no more / Is woman's happiest knowledge,...
Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a...
How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical...
Be anchored to some ideal, philosophy or cause that keeps you too excited to sleep
By the time a philospher answers a question weve usually forgotten what was asked.
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise