To be great is to be misunderstood.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
Trust men and they will be true to you treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fail.
It is a fact often observed that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion who cannot write well under other circumstances.
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
This time like all times is a very good one if we but know what to do with it.
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere.
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
We see God face to face every hour and know the savor of Nature.
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
With the past I have nothing to do nor with the future. I live now.
Friendship like the immortality of the soul is too good to be believed.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.