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
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for...
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors...
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...
All diseases run into one, old age.
Self-trust is the first secret of success
Reality is a sliding door.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our...
Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his...