When faith is supported by facts or by logic it ceases to be faith.
It is not hard work that is dreary; it is superficial work
Love cannot live where there is no trust.
None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltation by the alchemy of poetry.
Mind and spirit together make up that which separates us from the rest of the animal world, that which enables a man to know the truth and that which enables him to die for the truth.
When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos.
The fullness of life is in the hazards of life.
A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.
The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers.