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
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
A man is a God in ruins.
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these...
Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct,...
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts...
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Never cut what you can untie.
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
I'm the artist formally known as Beck. I have a genius wig. When I put...