If a law commands me to sin I will break it; if it calls me to suffer, I will let it take its course unresistingly.
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
The incarnation is true, not of Christ exclusively, but of Man universally, and God everlastingly.
Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves.
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.
I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.
The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.
Every man’s highest, nameless though it be, is his ‘living God’.
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.