Always do what you are afraid to do.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force,...
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will...
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the...
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn...
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could...
Silence is golden
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral