Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
We change, whether we like it or not.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Earth laughs in flowers.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do...
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
People only see what they are prepared to see.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
All men in the abstract are just and good
Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary,...
What is meant by a knowledge of the world is simply, an acquaintance with the...