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
America is another name for opportunity.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for...
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
Born for success he seemed, With grace to win, with heart to hold, With shining...
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Men are what their mothers made them
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the...
(The Catholic Church must) clean out the pedophiles, break up the gay cliques, tighten up...
We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and...