It is more true to say that our opinions depend upon our lives and habits, than to say that our lives and habits depend on our opinions.
John (1838 - 1923)
Contributed by: Zaady
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
Source: On Compromise, 1874
Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.
Books worth reading once are worth reading twice; and what is most important of all, the masterpieces of literature are worth reading a thousand times.
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
Source: Critical Miscellanies, Robespierre
It is not enough to do good; one must do it the right way.
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
Three things matter in a speech: who says it, how he says it, and what he says, and of the three, the last matters least.
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