Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and wittiest men that could be picked out of all civil countries in a thousand years.... The thought which they did not uncover to their bosom…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance,...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Culture, with us, ends in headache
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
Reality is a sliding door.
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.