A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when he gives voice to the rules of love and justice, he is godlike.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the...
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Do not believe that possibly you can escape the reward of your action.
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
We change, whether we like it or not.
An empire is an immense egotism.
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there...