Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self Reliance Quotes
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
You cannot see the mountain near
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with...
Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give...
Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because...