Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor...
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the...
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and...
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and...
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.