Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform has no gratitude, no prudence, no husbandry.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
What you are comes to you.
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
Truth is beautiful within and without, forevermore
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives...
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and...
Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do...