Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Love and you shall be loved.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
Never read any book that is not a year old
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight...
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Every wall is a door.