Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ancestor of every action is a thought
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in...
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these...
To believe in luck - is skepticism
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
Every burned book enlightens the world.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the...
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Power and speed be hands and feet.