A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of...
Language is the archives of history
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.