Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will...
They (the days) come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant...
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path...
Skepticism is slow suicide
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere
Earth laughs in flowers.
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give...
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the...
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and...
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives...
Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but...