A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being Brave Quotes
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
There is properly no history; only biography
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, He who has a...
Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
A man in debt is so far a slave.
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of...