Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
All mankind loves a lover.
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
A great man is always willing to be little.
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
We all boil at different degrees
To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to...
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not...
Congratulate yourselves if you have done something strange and extravagant and broken the monotony of...
A good intention clothes itself with power
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...