Books are for nothing but to inspire
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There...
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
Necessity does everything well.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Leadership is an interactive conversation that pulls people toward becoming comfortable with the language of...
Conversation is the art of speaking without thinking.