- He also wrote a poem On Happiness and a work on Man his Faculties and Education. - "A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations", Joseph Mazzini Wheeler.
- He could easily have accomplished this; but, fortunately for them, the grizzly bear is not gifted with reasoning faculties, else their fate would have been a terrible one indeed. - "The Boy Hunters", Captain Mayne Reid.
- A student whose mental faculties were unusually dull for his age prayed that he might pass his examination in mathematics. - "Praying for Money", Russell H. Conwell.