I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
The poorest experience is rich enough for all the purposes of expressing thought
The high prize of life, the crowning fortune of man, is to be born with...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
True friendship is seen through the heart, not through the eyes.
Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to...
No man can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.