The beginning is always today.
Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.
Miracles do not happen. .
It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence.
If experience has established any one thing in this world, it has established this: that it is well for any great class and description of men in society to be able to say for itself what it wants, and not to have other classes, the so-called educated and intelligent classes, acting for it as its proctors, and supposed to understand its wants and to provide for them. A class of men may often itself not either fully understand its wants, or adequately express them; but it has a nearer interest and a more sure diligence in the matter than any of its proctors, and therefore a better chance of success. .
Conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern. .
All the biblical miracles will at last disappear with the progress of science.