No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.
I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love.
To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author; salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure.