A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
America is another name for opportunity
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
A good intention clothes itself with power
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight...
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution...
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.