The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us.
Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.
Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.
The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it.
Wit consists in knowing the resemblance of things that differ, and the difference of things that are alike.
Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.