There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
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If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust hatred alone is immortal.
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
The love of liberty is the love of others the love of power is the love of ourselves.
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The thing about black history is that the truth is so much more complex than anything you could make up.
The only way marriage can work is if a man respects the woman and she is a thinking woman and he wants to work on the marriage.
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Scalded cats fear even cold water.
I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
Human nature is not of itself vicious.
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
What's wrong with extreme dieting and hard-core fitness plans is that they don't take into account the rest of your life.