As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptations we resist
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
Beauty without expression is boring.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The...
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will...
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
What you are comes to you.
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
Without knowing the cause of illness, any treatment must be considered a guess.
My health is good enough about the shoulders.
Wisdom at times is found in folly