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
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
All diseases run into one, old age.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood...
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
There is always safety in valor.
Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Whoever withdraws their heart from wife, child, and parents and loves me, is my real...
Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment...