Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the right use? What is the one end, which all means go to effect? They are for nothing but to inspire
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
Knowledge exists to be imparted
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
The ancestor of every action is a thought
Fame is proof that people are gullible
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
Fear always springs from ignorance
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to...
Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
My friend, if I could give you one thing, I would wish for you the...
I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where;...