Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Even miracles take a little time
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a...
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.