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
An empire is an immense egotism.
Men are respectable only as they respect
A man is a God in ruins
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
Love, and you shall be loved
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think...
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.