[first lines] Vince Ferro: [leaving the house] Mom? Leanne Ferro: I'm here. Clara Ferro: [running out of the house] Mom! You forgot it. Are you sure this is the right thing? It feels like we barely even thought about it. Leanne Ferro: Yeah, we did. Vince Ferro: We don't have any other option, Clar
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise. Ralph Waldo Emerso
What is excellent,As God lives, is permanent;Hearts are dust, hearts' loves remain,Heart's love will meet thee again.
Each man too is a tyrant in tendency, because he would impose his idea on others; and their trick is their natural defence. Jesuswould absorb the race; but Tom Paine or the coarsest blasphemer helps humanity by resisting this exuberance of power.
I am the owner of the sphere, Of the seven stars and the solar year, of Caesar's hand, and Plato's brain, Of Lord Christ's heart, and Shakespeare's strain.
He, who loves the bristle of bayonets, only sees in their glitter what beforehand he feels in his hand.
It is God in you that responds to God without, or affirms his own words trembling on the lips of another.
We sell the thrones of angels for a short and turbulent pleasure.
In Haydn's oratorios, the notes present to the imagination not only motions, as, of the snake, the stag, and the elephant, but colors also; as the green grass.
The noblest ministry of nature is to stand as the apparition of God.
Persecution readily knits friendship between its victims.
Let not the author eat up the man, so that he shall be all balcony and no house.
The reason why any one refuses his assent to your opinion, or his aid to your benevolent design, is in you: he refuses to accept you as a bringer of truth, because, though you think you have it, he feels that you have it not. You have not given him the authentic sign.
The sciences, even the best,-mathematics and astronomy,-are like sportsmen, who seize whatever prey offers, even without being able to make any use of it.
He decided to give up his large ambition of knowledge and action for any narrow craft or profession, aiming at a much more comprehensive calling, the art of living.
Polarity, or action and reaction, we meet in every part of nature; in darkness and light; in heat and cold; in the ebb and flow of water; in male and female; in the equation of quantity and quality; in the fluids of the animal body; in the systole an
Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule. There is the man and his virtues.
He who loves goodness harbors angels, reveres reverence, and lives with God.
And truly it demands something god like in him who has cast off the common motives of humanity, and has ventured to trust himself for a taskmaster. High be his heart, faithful his will, clear his sight, that he may in good earnest be doctrine, society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be t
Begin and proceed on a settled conviction that but little is permitted to any man to do or to know, and if he complies with the first grand laws, he shall do well.
We must set up a strong present tense against all rumors of wrath, past and to come.