I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
What you are comes to you.
Money often costs too much.
Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the...
The first wealth is health.
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The...
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood...
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.