I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns...
This world is but canvas to our imaginations
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them...
Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it...
The kindness I have longest remembered has been of this sort, the sort unsaid; so...
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There...
Some are reputed sick and some are not. It often happens that the sicker man...
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.
We have not so good a right to hate any as our Friend.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
My Aunt Maria asked me to read the life of Dr. Chalmers, which, however, I...
Time is but the stream I go fishing in. I drink at it, but while...
Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
How can any man be weak who dares to be at all?
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth and nothing but...
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.