When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their own
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously.
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Children need models rather than critics.
Never cut what you can untie.
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.
To teach is to learn twice.
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things that have no features
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Justice is the truth in action.