Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
Do your work, but do your thing.
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture...
Imitation is suicide
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform...
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according...
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
Where instinct fails, intellect must venture.
Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make...