What we call results are beginnings.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The imagination is not a talent of some men but is the health of every man.
Poetry teaches the enormous force of a few words, and, in proportion to the inspiration, checks loquacity.
Shallow people believe in luck and in circumstances; Strong people believe in cause and effect.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. For every friend whom he loses for truth, he gains a better.
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.