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The best enjoyment is half disappointment to what we intend or would have in this world.

The death-bed of a clay, how beautiful!

The firefly only shines when on the wing; so it is with the mind; when we rest we darken.

The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self. - All sin is easy after that.

The name of Christ - the one great word - well worth all languages in earth or heaven.

The sun-god's crest upon his azure shield, the heavens.

The worst men often give the best advice.

There is a large body of abolitionists in Clinton and Clark Counties in this state, and in Wayne County Indiana, that would undoubtedly support such a store, but whether their support would be sufficient, I am unable to say.

There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence.

There is nothing on earth worth being known but God and our own souls.

They who forgive most, shall be most forgiven.

Thou wind! which art the unseen similitude of God the Spirit, his most sweet and mightiest sign.

Walk boldly and wisely in the light thou hast; there is a hand above will help thee on.

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on the dial; we should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.

What are ye orbs? The words of God? the Scriptures of the skies?

What men call accident is the doing of God's providence.

Who never doubted, never half believed. - Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.

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