Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth in him, if he rests at last on the divine soul, I see not how it can be otherwise
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no knowledge that is not power
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
Men are what their mothers made them
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge...
There is always safety in valor.
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
Obedience alone gives the right to command
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors...
An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, He who has a...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Love, and you shall be loved
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which...
I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense...