Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
Power and speed be hands and feet.
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified.
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.