Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and noble temper.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these...
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Do what you are afraid to do
You shall have joy, or you shall have power, said God; you shall not have...
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the...
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the...
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power...
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang...