A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Give all to love; obey thy heart
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange...
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer,...
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.