Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
There is properly no history; only biography
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Love and you shall be loved
The solar system has no anxiety about its reputation
Happiness is just an illusion caused by the temporary absence of reality.
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
Necessity does everything well.
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behaviour, like the wish to scatter...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Love is like hunting, you can begin when you like and stop when you can.
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.