Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
Skill to do comes of doing
Every man is a channel through which heaven floweth
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
The years teach much which the days never knew.
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor...
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread...
It was the sort of house that glows with substance and savoir vivre in those...