A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The...
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
The prayer of the farmer kneeling in his field to weed it, the prayer of...
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
We all boil at different degrees
Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who...
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
To say that a man is your Friend, means commonly no more than this, that...