Yet, if he would, man cannot live all to this world. If not religious, he will be superstitious. If he worship not the true God, he will have his idols.
THEODORE PARKER, Critical and Miscellaneous Writings
Silence is a figure of speech, unanswerable, short, cold, but terribly severe.
THEODORE PARKER, "Justice and the Conscience", The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Sermons & Prayers
Magnificent promises are always to be suspected.
THEODORE PARKER, attributed, Day's Collacon
The lottery of honest labor, drawn by time, is the only one whose prizes are worth taking up and carrying home.