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
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Men should take their knowledge from the Sun, the Moon and the Stars.
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
All men in the abstract are just and good
A good intention clothes itself with power
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time...
I like the silence of a church, before the service begins better than any preaching.
Society is a hospital of incurables.
Our best thoughts come from others.
Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state,...
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal....
Learn to limit yourself; to content yourself with some definite work; dare to be what...
Share everything. Don't take things that aren't yours. Put things back where you found them.