All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge, as the plant has root, bud and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but...
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought...
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight...
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Love, and you shall be loved
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.