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
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
The years teach much which the days never know.
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge...
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Children are all foreigners.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their...
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...
Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream...
Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
Flowers are the earth laughing.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
I love America because America trusts me. When I go into a shop to buy...