Instead of asking 'How much damage will the work in question bring about?' why not ask 'How much good? How much joy?'
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation....
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.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid...
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
The first wealth is health.
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
Our faith comes in moments our vice is habitual.