Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
Fame is proof that people are gullible
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
All mankind loves a lover.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Power and speed be hands and feet.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of...
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
All you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be.
By golly, life's too darn short to waste time trying to please every meddlesome moron...