I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
A little integrity is better than any career
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
America is another name for opportunity
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Children are all foreigners.
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to...