How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It is next worst to receiving one
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
Life is a progress, and not a station.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
I had a nightmare last night. I dreamed Dolly Parton was my mother and I...
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and...