A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
There is always safety in valor.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
There is no knowledge that is not power
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
Flowers are the earth laughing.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose
A great man is always willing to be little.
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then...
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Reality is a sliding door.
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
Beauty without expression is boring.
No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal...
Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or...