A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life: he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to...
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
Cynicism is the only form in which base souls approach honesty.
Cynicism is the humour of hatred.
If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come...