To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.
Love prefers twilight to daylight
Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it...
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.
Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.
The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how...
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility;...
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.
If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than...
Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.
Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.
It is far from easy to determine whether she (Nature) has proved to man a...
Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.
If truth were not often suggested by error, if old implements could not be adjusted...
Death tugs at my ear and says: Live, I am coming.
Death is life's way of telling you you're fired.
In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I...