There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most marriages.
There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone.
The smallest seed of faith is of more worth than the largest fruit of happiness.
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
The question is not what you look at, but what you see.[Also known as:] It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend.
The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to make the law free.
That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Thank God men cannot as yet fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth!
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.