Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot.
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Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow necked bottles the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring it out.
In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or old Be not the first by whome the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
There are fundamentalist psychopaths in every religion in the world. Every single one.
What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
Sin, guilt, neurosis they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
But I think it's up to a local congregation to determine whether or not a marriage should be blessed of God. And it shouldn't be up to the government.
Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
When ambition ends, happiness begins.
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
Life is A gift from mother A wish from father But a choice from God.
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.