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
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Love, and you shall be loved
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
There is a woman who spent her life loving that evil creature: she died. I'm...
Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.