It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no...
A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those...
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has...
Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
It is far from easy to determine whether she (Nature) has proved to man a...
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
Writing or printing is like shooting with a rifle; you may hit your reader's mind,...
Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.
To be civilized is to be potentially master of all possible ideas, and that means...
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them:...
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility;...
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by...
If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than...
The Amen of nature is always a flower.
For him in vain the envious seasons roll, Who bears eternal summer in his soul.
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Every idea is an incitement... Eloquence may set fire to reason.