A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Thought is action in rehearsal
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
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If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their...
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. This...