You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
John (1838 - 1923)
Source: On Compromise, 1874
Contributed by: Zaady
Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.
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.
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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