All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their...
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with...
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Men are what their mothers made them
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
Nature hates calculators.
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
Language is the archives of history
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they...
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
Love conquers all.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and...