All promise outruns performance.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.
The greatest man in history was the poorest
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with caution.
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.