Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.
The first glimpse that we have of the notions which the Greeks possessed of the shape and the inhabitants of the earth is afforded by the poems passing under the name of Homer.
Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
The real power of the Buddha was that he had so much love. He saw people trapped in their notions of small separate self, feeling guilty or proud of that self, and he offered revolutionary teachings that resounded like a lion’s roar, like a great rising tide, helping people to wake up and break free from the prison of ignorance.
You work hard, and you’ll rise. But, if you’ve got any foolish notions, just knock them on the head and forget them.
I am not concerned with truth, nor with conventional notions of what is beautiful.
I joke that being a university president is akin to being a pinata. But there are also notions of redemption.
To prejudge other men’s notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.
The Southern whites are in many respects a great people. Looked at from a certain point of view, they are picturesque. If one will put oneself in a romantic frame of mind, one can admire their notions of chivalry and bravery and justice.