Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.
No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.
Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character
Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page
Mystery and innocence are not akin
Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction
The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper, and render them more important.
Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.
Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
Error is always more busy than truth.
Everything in the world exists to end up in a book.
Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.