"Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Robert Green Ingersoll on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Robert Green Ingersoll on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Robert Green Ingersoll on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Robert Green Ingersoll on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Robert Green Ingersoll on Abraham Lincoln
"It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions."
"Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind."
"Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell."
"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."
"We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death."