Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.
Avarice, the spur of industry.
Art may make a suit of clothes but nature must produce a man.
Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity.
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.