England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to be strong only in her children.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
The years teach much which the days never knew.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
Never read any book that is not a year old
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make...
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
Every burned book enlightens the world.
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and...
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found...
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are, when...