To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires. Let us trust his skill and thank him for his prescription.
The seed of a tree has the nature of a branch or twig or bud. It is a part of the tree, but if separated and set in the earth to be better nourished, the embryo or young tree contained in it takes root and grows into a new tree.
About the Time of the End, a body of men will be raised up who will turn their attention to the Prophecies, and insist upon their literal interpretation, in the midst of much clamor and opposition.
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.
Oh Diamond! Diamond! Thou little knowest the mischief done! (Said to a pet dog who knocked over a candle and set fire to his papers.
To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.
Yet one thing secures us what ever betide,/ The scriptures assures us the Lord will provide.
I'm kind of obsessed with that song, I've used it in almost every project I've done, ... I can't get over it. I own 30 versions of it.
What I'm trying to do with most of my work is establish this new modernism, ... If people don't walk out of theatres saying, 'Yes, something is possible,' then you've failed.
If I saw further than other men, it was because I stood on the shoulders of giants.
I am ashamed to tell you to how many figures I carried these computations, having no other business at the time.
The system of revealed truth which this Book contains is like that of the universe, concealed from common observation yet...the centuries have established its Divine origin.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances. 12