Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best minds. Men live the brink of mysteries and harmonies into which they never enter, and with their hands on the door-latch they die outside.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood...
Self-trust is the first secret of success
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will...
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
It is a consolation or a misfortune that the wrong kind of people are too...
Fear is the mother of foresight.