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
Fame is proof that people are gullible
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and...
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Language is the archives of history
A man cannot speak but he judges himself
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
Blame is safer than praise
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter...
People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.