A moment’s thinking is an hour in words.
That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.
Our dreams drench us in sense, and sense steeps us again in dreams.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
Our ideals are our better selves.
The best of friends fall out, and so his teeth had done some years ago.
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
The less routine the more life.
Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!
To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.