Never be so brief as to become obscure.

Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.

Error is always more busy than truth.

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

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.

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.

Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.

Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.

Hatred is self-punishment.

Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.

Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.

Weary the path that does not challenge. Doubt is an incentive to truth and patient inquiry leadeth the way.

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.

It is easy to be beautiful; it is difficult to appear so.

Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.

There is no such things as 'best' in the world of individuals.

Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.

Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.

Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.

Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation.