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
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Flowers are the earth laughing.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is...
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on...
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a...
Men are what their mothers made them.
All diseases run into one, old age.
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of...
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do...
Love is like pi -- natural, irrational, and very important.
Love builds bridges where there are none.