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
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
Spiritual force is stronger than material force; thoughts rule the world.
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
The poorest experience is rich enough for all the purposes of expressing thought
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is...
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is...
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day...
In summer, the song sings itself.