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
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being
All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
A little integrity is better than any career
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The...
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Genius always finds itself a century too early.