Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
Love and you shall be loved.
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
Earth laughs in flowers.
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom, than their folly.
The truth shall make you free.