What your heart thinks is great, is great. The soul’s emphasis is always right.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape.
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Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day.
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to make any man’s virtues the means of deceiving him.
Sir, a man who cannot get to heaven in a green coat, will not find his way thither the sooner in a gray one.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour’s buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder.