How can you dare teach a man to read until you’ve taught him everything else first?
The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it.
He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp posts – for support rather than for illumination.
A wise man’s question contains half the answer.
The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man’s increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another.
When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.
No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird’s throat; Since Eden’s freshness and man’s fall No rose has been original.
The gospel comprises indeed, and unfolds, the whole mystery of man’s redemption, as far forth as it is necessary to be known for our salvation.
To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he see you now, ask why?