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
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
All diseases run into one, old age.
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
Nature hates calculators.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
All men in the abstract are just and good
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
Future's the only flower worth tending in this earth, where I sow my words daily:...
Dreams are for those with the courage to pursue them. Good things might come to...
Living is something everyone can do, but few actually experience
Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.