A good intention clothes itself with power
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
What you are comes to you.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood...
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is...
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider...
All diseases run into one, old age.
Books are for nothing but to inspire
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go...
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
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Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
Corruption and hypocrisy ought not to be inevitable products of democracy, as they undoubtedly are...
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and...