A nation never falls but by suicide
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they...
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Every time you see a beautiful woman, just remember, somebody got tired of her
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
Fear always springs from ignorance
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Only by examining our personal biases can we truly grow as artists; only by cultivating...
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives...