The frozen ocean… of Boston life.
Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human ingenuity for divine wisdom.
God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature.
Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.
The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness.
The blind must not only be fed and housed and cared for; they must learn to make thir lives useful to the community.
I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past.
Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession.
Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple, absolute essentials in religion.
When the unwelcome little unborn shall have seen the light my brain will be lightened, and I shall have a clearer mind. Thank God that even this weary nine months shall come to an end and leave me in possession of my own body and my own soul.