Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests and mines and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
No facts to me are sacred; none are profane.
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts...
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any...
After living with their dysfunctional behavior for so many years (a sunk cost if ever...