Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well -- he has changed his market-cart into a chariot…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old...
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do...
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of...
The future is religion and commerce, aphrodisiac and Benzedrine, a mother of mysterious comfort and...
Only for the phony is commercialism-the bending of creativity to common utility-a naughty word. To...