Children are all foreigners.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
Men are what their mothers made them.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a...
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Never read any book that is not a year old
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the...
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
Language is the archives of history
America is another name for opportunity.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without...
If you could be either God's worst enemy or nothing, which would you choose?