Philosophy will clip an angel’s wings.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
There is not a fiercer hell than the failure in a great object.
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are.