All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
We change, whether we like it or not.
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange...
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Let any man show the world that he feels Afraid of its bark and 't...
I believe one of the hardest things you can do is conquer your fears, but...