Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with...
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
We change, whether we like it or not
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is...
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Speak less. Say more. whaywardj
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no...
The time to change was yesterday; the time to wake up is now.