Lions, wolves, and vultures don’t live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
From my own being, and from the dependency I find in myself and my ideas, I do, by an act of reason, necessarily infer the existence of a God, and of all created things in the mind of God.
That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd, as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever entered into the head of mortal man.
Don’t call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
I had rather be an oyster than a man, the most stupid and senseless of animals.
Shadow owes its birth to light.
No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who’ve no retreat.
The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one’s self.