Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
A man is a God in ruins
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we...
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts...
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the...