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
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
The man who can make hard things easy is the educator
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
A man is related to all nature.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in...
We change, whether we like it or not
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
A little integrity is better than any career
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is...
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of...