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
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
The experience of each new age requires a new confession, and the world seems always...
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
The poorest experience is rich enough for all the purposes of expressing thought
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
Never read any book that is not a year old
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every...
God is indeed dead. He died of self-horror when He saw the creature He had...
I cannot forgive Descartes. In all his philosophy he would have been quite willing to...