A man in debt is so far a slave.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they...
The poorest experience is rich enough for all the purposes of expressing thought
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
A man is related to all nature.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and...
Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden...
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
A great man is always willing to be little.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
Most of the time I quote myself. It's not arrogance, it's a writer's job.
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.