Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
The high prize of life, the crowning fortune of man, is to be born with...
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not...
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and...
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...