A man is a bundle of relations, a knot of roots, whose flower and fruitage is the world.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.
Every action is measured by the depth of the sentiment from which it proceeds.
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth.
Good is a good doctor, but Bad is sometimes a better.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force; that thoughts rule the world.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others.