For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
Do the thing and you will be given the power
Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of...
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in...
Never read any book that is not a year old
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.