A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
We change, whether we like it or not.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There...
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Born for success he seemed, With grace to win, with heart to hold, With shining...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
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