"The spiritual is the parent of the practical."
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"Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts."
"If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?"
"The soul gives unity to what it looks at with love."
"The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity."
"The first sin in our universe was Lucifer's self conceit."
"Silence is more eloquent than words."
"Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves."
"Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time."
"Speech is of time, silence is of eternity."
"The barrenest of all mortals is the sentimentalist."
"Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong."
"No age seemed the age of romance to itself."
"A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason."
"Reality, if rightly interpreted, is grander than fiction."
"The purpose of man is in action not thought."
"There is often more spiritual force in a proverb than in whole philosophical systems."
"Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what clearly lies at hand."
"Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being."
"Only the person of worth can recognize the worth in others."
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