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
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
Always do what you are afraid to do.
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
Our best thoughts come from others.
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in...
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then...
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Really, the fundamental, ultimate mystery -- the only thing you need to know to understand...
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction...