Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what...
An empire is an immense egotism.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
Our best thoughts come from others.
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not...
He that feeds upon charity has a cold dinner and no supper
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong...