Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical,...
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
There was a time when the reader of an unexciting newspaper would remark, 'How dull...
He didn't say that. He was reading what was given to him in a speech.