A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, He who has a...
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the...
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of...
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise...