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
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Nature hates calculators.
I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends.
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.