Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
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I was born upon thy bank, river, my blood flows in thy stream, and thou meanderest forever. At the bottom of my dream.
Ive learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feel it.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine; and at last you create what you will.
What terrible questions we are learning to ask! The former men believed in magic, by which temples, cities, and men were swallowed up, and all trace of them gone. We are coming on the secret of a magic which sweeps out of men’s minds all vestige of theism and beliefs which they and their fathers held and were framed upon.