Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Society is a hospital of incurables.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
Earth laughs in flowers.
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he...
Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library:...
He'd noticed that sex bore some resemblance to cookery: It fascinated people, they sometimes bought...