A man is a God in ruins.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be simple is to be great
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture...
Language is the archives of history
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend...
Culture, with us, ends in headache
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best...
An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to...