Men are what their mothers made them.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
Life is wasted on the living.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.
All diseases run into one, old age.
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
I think being funny is not anyone's first choice.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Earth laughs in flowers.
Love has reasons which reason cannot understand.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden stuff.