A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Imagination is a very high sort of seeing, which does not come by study, but by the intellect being where and what it sees, by sharing the path, or circuits of things through forms, and so making them translucid to others.
No truth so sublime but it may be trivial to-morrow in the light of new thoughts.
Have mountains, and waves, and skies, no significance but what we consciously give them, when we employ them as emblems of our thoughts?
Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy.
The word miracle, as pronounced by Christian churches, gives a false impression; it is a monster. It is not one with the blowing clover and the falling rain.