Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
Do the thing and you will be given the power
An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, He who has a...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.