I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best minds. Men live the...
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do...
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
I like the silence of a church, before the service begins better than any preaching.
The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight...
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.