Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They are good for nothing but to inspire. I had better never see a book than be warped by its attraction clean out of my own…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage
Men are what their mothers made them
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force,...
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...
An empire is an immense egotism.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought...
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
The ancestor of every action is a thought
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better...
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.