Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go...
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Obedience alone gives the right to command
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.
Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially...
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may...
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.