The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
I am able to say that I was very much liked at the school. I even had quite some ascendancy over my comrades, and as soon as I appeared in the school yard, I was surrounded by young friends, most of them bigger than I, but who were quite willing to give the appearance of disciples; they would have defended me furiously if necessary.
When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.
One thought fills immensity.
Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.
The American women are very pretty and have great simplicity of character, and the extreme neatness of their appearance is truly delightful: cleanliness is everywhere even more studiously attended to here than in England.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.