Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue
For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame
The smallest number, with God and truth on their side, are weightier than thousands
Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence and usefulness
Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool
No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right.
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock
Sickness is the vengeance of nature for the violation of her laws.
Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'.