Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
James A. Froude Quotes
Order is an exotic in Ireland. It has been imported but it will not grow. It suits neither soil nor climate.
Toleration is a good thing in its place, but you cannot tolerate what will not tolerate you, and is trying to cut your throat.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.