Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
A man is related to all nature.
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There...
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
Thought is action in rehearsal
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
I cannot conceive of a God who rewards and punishes his creatures, or has a...