Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus.
Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.
An Aristotle was but the rubbish of an Adam, and Athens but the rudiments of Paradise.
If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
Abstinence is the great strengthener and clearer of reason.
Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.
Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
Anger is a transient hatred; or at least very like it.
In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest eagerness he finds not half the pleasure in the possession that he proposed to himself in the expectation.
God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress.
The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as things paradoxical and incomprehensible.
Wonder is from surprise, and surprise stops with experience.
Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart.
Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.
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