Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more.
Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn’t know what he is doing.
What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.
I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more.
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.
A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.
The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
Faith is a passionate intuition.