Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Beauty without expression is boring.
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
A man in debt is so far a slave.
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or...
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
Some die too young, some die too old; the precept sounds strange, but die at...
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the...