Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal.
A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
Those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded.
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.
Education has for its object the formation of character.
Government is essentially immoral.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts – as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
Love is life’s end, but never ending. Love is life’s wealth, never spent, but ever spending. Love’s life’s reward, rewarded in rewarding.