For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every burned book enlightens the world.
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
Children are all foreigners.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and...
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Earth laughs in flowers.
It is a great art to laugh at your own misfortune
And let that day be lost to us on which we did not dance once!...