To begin, begin.
One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can.
Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.
For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.
Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.
Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.
Education is the art of making man ethical.
All that is real is reasonable, and all that is reasonable is real.
I’m not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.