Speech is great, but silence is greater.
~ in Past and Present
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness on the confines of two everlasting hostile empires,
~ in”The Opera”, Necessity and Free Will
In books lies the soul of the whole past time; the articulate, audible voice of the past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream.
If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he had to say, and make fun of it. [Read more…]