Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and...
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
All diseases run into one, old age.
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are...
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without...
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.