Difficulties exist to be surmounted
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make...
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a...
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behaviour, like the wish to scatter...
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
Every man is a channel through which heaven floweth
I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not...
Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would...