When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated.
We do not need to be shoemakers to know if our shoes fit, and just as little have we any need to be professionals to acquire knowledge of matters of universal interest.
Too fair to worship, too divine to love.
An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think.
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come.
That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
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.