We mark with light in the memory the few interviews we have had with souls that made our souls wiser, that spoke what we thought, that told us what we knew, that gave us leave to be what we inly are.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports.
Does not… the ear of Handel predict the witchcraft of harmonic sound?
The world is upheld by the veracity of good men: they make the earth wholesome. They who lived with them found life glad and nutritious. Life is sweet and tolerable only in our belief in such society.
The soul raised over passion beholds identity and eternal causation, perceives the self-existence of Truth and Right, and calms itself with knowing that all things go well.
In inquiries respecting the laws of the world and the frame of things, the highest reason is always the truest.