Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in...
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
A man in debt is so far a slave.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
To believe in luck - is skepticism
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their...
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.