A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
The greatest man in history was the poorest
Never read any book that is not a year old
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution...
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a...
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.