A ‘new thinker’, when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought.
Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?
We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.
One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.
Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.
Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.