A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes...
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else...
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
What you are comes to you.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
Blame is safer than praise
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
As soon as there is life, there is danger
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...