Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Earth laughs in flowers.
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution...
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power,...
In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of...