Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
All diseases run into one, old age.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange...
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
They (the days) come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant...
I like the silence of a church, before the service begins better than any preaching.
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.