Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
Mr. Tennyson has said that more things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of, but he wisely refrains from saying whether they are good or bad things.
Christ: I dislike him very much. Still, I can stand him. What I cannot stand is the wretched band of people whose profession is to hoodwink us about him.
From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
In the midst of vice we are in virtue, and vice versa.