Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who...
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
Nature hates calculators.
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Reality is a sliding door.
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.