Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say so, because we feel that what we love is not in your will, but above it. It is not you, but your radiance. It is…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the...
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and...
Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...