All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what...
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
A man is related to all nature.
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Do what you are afraid to do
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
Pretending that we live doesn't make us alive.
The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes.