Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Thou mayest as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading. Too much overcharges Nature, and turns more into disease than nourishment. 'Tis thought and digestion which makes books serviceable, and give health and vigor to the mind.
Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Here is God's purpose -- for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Out of my general world-pattern-trend studies there now comes strong evidence that nothing is going to be quite so surprising and abrupt in the future history of man as the forward evolution in the educational process.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.
Controlled time is our true wealth.
Our power is in our ability to decide.
Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
You can't learn less.
If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.
Integrity is the essence of everything successful.
God is a verb.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do... HOW WOULD I BE? WHAT WOULD I DO?
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