My book should smell of pines and resound with the hum of insects.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think that our popular theology has gained in decorum, and not in principle, over the superstitions it has displaced.
Don't say things. What you are stands over you the while, and thunders so that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.
We countenance each other in this life of show, puffing, advertisement, and manufacture of public opinion; and excellence is lost sight of in the hunger for sudden performance and praise.
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.