For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is...
One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it...
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time...
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
There is always safety in valor.
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
All diseases run into one, old age.
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense differing from the latter only as...
I don't know why it is that the religious never ascribe common sense to God
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their...