Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
Hitch your wagon to a star.
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange...
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
Fear always springs from ignorance
It has always seemed that a fear of judgment is the mark of guilt and...
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.