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
The less government we have the better.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
That man is idle who can do something better
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, He who has a...
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Language is fossil poetry
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...