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There is an immense ocean over which the mind can sail, upon which the vessel of thought has not yet been launched… Let us haul it over the belt of land, launch on the ocean, and sail outwards. There is much beyond all that has ever yet been imagined.
The kingdom of heaven is within.
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
I deny the lawfulness of telling a lie to a sick man for fear of alarming him; you have no business with consequences, you are to tell the truth.
Love of justice in most men is only the fear of suffering from injustice.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune. It is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things; it is a price which we set upon ourselves.
Narrowness of mind is the cause of obstinacy — we do not easily believe what is beyond our site.
We would desire few things ardently if we had a perfect knowledge of what we were desiring.
However evil men may be, they dare not appear to be enemies of truth, so when they persecute it, they pretend to believe that it is error, or say it is capable of crimes.
Nothing so much prevents our being natural as the desire of appearing so.
We are upset at being deceived by our enemies, and betrayed by our friends, and yet we are often content to be deceived by ourselves.
What kind of God would He be if He did not count the blinks of your eyes and is in absolute awe of their movements? What a God… What a God we have.
Always from the child’s hand, the sword should be removed. I think every nation is an infant.
There is a moment of difficulty and danger at which flattery and falsehood can no longer deceive, and simplicity itself can no longer be misled.
A man often fancies that he guides himself, when he is actually guided by other people, and while his mind aims at one objective, his heart insensibly draws him towards another.
We easily pardon in our friends those faults which do not affect our own interests.
The hour is not past. Why will you put off your resolution? Arise, begin this very moment, and say, “Now is the time to do. Now is the time to fight. Now is the proper time for amendment.”
The more a man has unity and simplicity in himself, the more things and the deeper things he understands, and that without labor, because he receives the light and understanding from above.
Few people are more often in the wrong than those who cannot bear to be wrong.
In whatever way people may praise us, they never teach us anything new.