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
A good intention clothes itself with power
Speak less. Say more. whaywardj
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what...
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge...
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Love and you shall be loved.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in...
I need so much time for doing nothing that I have no time for work.