Children always turn to the light.
The ultimate tendency of civilization is towards barbarism.
No one but a fool is always right.
Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together.
Nothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth.
To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.
Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.
The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry.
Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.
Sudden resolutions, like the sudden rise of mercury in a barometer, indicate little else than the variability of the weather.
Smiles are the language of love.
Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity.