Wherever the invitation of men or your own occasions lead you, speak the very truth, as your life and conscience teach it, and cheer the waiting, fainting hearts of men with new hope and new revelation.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best minds. Men live the brink of mysteries and harmonies into which they never enter, and with their hands on the door-latch they die outside.
Thinking is the function. Living is the functionary.
The voyage of the best ship is a zigzag line of a hundred tacks.
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
Is it not the true scholar the only true master?