Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant to break the monotony of a decorous age.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
We change, whether we like it or not.
A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.