All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the terms of it fair.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self Image Quotes
Necessity does everything well.
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange...
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
Hitch your wagon to a star.
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for...
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
It is as impossible for a man to be cheated by any one but himself,...
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...