Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and...
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
You cannot see the mountain near
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical,...
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we...
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...