Knowledge exists to be imparted
There is no knowledge that is not power
Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone
Use what language you will, you can never say anything to others but what you are
Lawyers are a prudent race though not very fond of liberty
In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil
It is dainty to be sick, if you have leisure and convenience for it
In a library we are surrounded by many hundreds of dear friends imprisoned by an enchanter in paper and leathern boxes.
Harmony of aim, not identity of conclusion, is the secret of sympathetic life
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself
Does not the eye of the human embryo predict the light
From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things, and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all
Men love to wonder and that is the seed of our science.
Life consists in what a person is thinking of all day.
Sincerity is the highest complement you can pay,
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves.
The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, and to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances. He plies the slow, unhonored, and unpaid task of observation. He is the world's eye.
Every revolution was first a thought in one manasasasas mind.
The next best thing to saying a good thing yourself, is to quote one.
Every man believes that he has greater possibilities.
Every sweet has its sour every evil its good.
Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.
Envy is ignorance
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrate to some stroke of the imagination.