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
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Every wall is a door.
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Every burned book enlightens the world.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
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Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream...
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
All diseases run into one, old age.
Even miracles take a little time
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
Love ever gives. Forgives outlives. And ever stands with open hands. And while it lives,...
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.