The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
The exercise of natural rights has no limits but such as will ensure their enjoyment to other members of society.
I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. Sweet joy befall thee!
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Opposition is true friendship.
A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.