Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for...
Every man is a channel through which heaven floweth
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
As soon as there is life, there is danger
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without...
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
Books are for nothing but to inspire
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
Earth laughs in flowers.
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
There are two kinds of books: those that no one reads and those that no...