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Quote 2188Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn
Quote 2189I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place
Quote 2190Human nature is above all things lazy
Quote 2191Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good
Quote 2192The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity
Quote 2193The longest day must have its close -the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning. An eternal, inexorable lapse of moments is ever hurrying the day of the evil to an eternal night, and the night of the just to an eternal day
Quote 2194Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
Quote 2195What makes saintliness in my view, as distinguished from ordinary goodness, is a certain quality of magnanimity and greatness of soul that brings life within the circle of the heroic
Quote 2196Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm
Quote 2197If it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers.