Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person’s money as his time.
If evil is inevitable, how are the wicked accountable? Nay, why do we call men wicked at all? Evil is inevitable, but is also remediable.
Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.
Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.