One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or NO.
By nature man hates change; seldom will he quit his old home till it has actually fallen around his ears.
The true past departs not, no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die; but all is still here, and, recognized or not, lives and works through endless change.
Today is not yesterday: we ourselves change; how can our works and thoughts, if they are always to be the fittest, continue always the same? Change, indeed is painful; yet ever needful; and if memory have its force and worth, so also has hope.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of a man you are. It shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
Oh, give us the man who sings at his work.
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance -- the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it ;better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.
The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
Clever men are good, but they are not the best.
A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest of roads.
Our life is not really a mutual helpfulness; but rather, it's fair competition cloaked under due laws of war; it's a mutual hostility.
The archenemy is the arch stupid!
All great peoples are conservative.
The dust of controversy is merely the falsehood flying off.