Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
The prayer of the farmer kneeling in his field to weed it, the prayer of...
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Never read any book that is not a year old
Society is a hospital of incurables.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and...
The law is simply expediency wearing a long white dress.
This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.