I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best in any book is translatable -- any real insight or broad human sentiment.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Thought is action in rehearsal
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The...
Power and speed be hands and feet.
That man is idle who can do something better
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution...
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
A man cannot speak but he judges himself
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Even miracles take a little time
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...
Making books is a skilled trade, like making clocks.
A minister has to be able to read a clock. At noon, it's time to...
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what...