Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
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Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden stuff.
We must be our own before we can be another’s.
A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
Our best thoughts come from others.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
The smoothest curled courtier in the boudoirs of a palace has an animal nature, rude and aboriginal as a white bear.