Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it
Knowledge exists to be imparted
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke...
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because...
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
I like the silence of a church, before the service begins better than any preaching.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer,...
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.