A good intention clothes itself with power
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Every wall is a door.
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not...
The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought...
Nature hates calculators.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy's...
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of...