Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden...
The judge weighs the arguments and puts a brave face on the matter, and since...
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may...
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Nature hates calculators.
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
The Sky is the daily bread of the imagination
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors...
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with...
There's no trust, no faith, no honesty in men; all perjured, all forsworn, all naught,...