A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
While we are under the tyranny of Priests, it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason, in order to establish systems incompatible therewith.
The rule of law in place of force, always basic to my thinking, now takes on a new relevance in a world where, if war is to go, only law can replace it.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue.
Man must be associated with his fellows.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
The souls you have got cast upon the screen of publicity appear like the horrid and writhing creatures enlarged from the insect world, and revealed to us by the cinematograph.