All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
The less government we have the better.
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
Imitation is suicide
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the...
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Fame is proof that people are gullible
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who...
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our...
In practical matters the end is not mere speculative knowledge of what is to be...