As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we...
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
A great man is always willing to be little.
Culture, with us, ends in headache
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
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Nature hates calculators.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
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Insist upon yourself. Be original.
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Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not...
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who...
Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that...