Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
The education of the will is the object of our existence.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in...
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Every man is a channel through which heaven floweth
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear...
I am perhaps the oldest musician in the world. I am an old man but...