Culture, with us, ends in headache
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
A man cannot speak but he judges himself
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
Self-trust is the first secret of success
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
To act with common sense according to the moment, is the best wisdom I know;...
It was in making education not only common to all, but in some sense compulsory...