Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
The experience of each new age requires a new confession, and the world seems always...
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
I have seen men hazard their fortunes, go on long journeys halfway around the world,...
Self-help books are making life downright unsafe. Women desperate to catch a man practice all...