A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains largely in our esteem if we discover that he has some intellectual taste or skill.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
Reality is a sliding door.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
The judge weighs the arguments and puts a brave face on the matter, and since...
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
To be great is to be misunderstood.
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
As soon as there is life, there is danger
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and...
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight...
We all boil at different degrees
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.