Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.
To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.
Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.
Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.