God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight...
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
We all boil at different degrees
A good intention clothes itself with power
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Men are what their mothers made them.
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Time goes by fast, and people go in and out of your life so quickly,...
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
America is another name for opportunity.
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste...
No man ever became wise by chance