What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted.
We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.
Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.
A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too far off, lest he freeze.
The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.
To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.