If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population. When it reaches its true law of action, every man that is born will be hailed as essential.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Never read any book that is not a year old
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend...
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
The greatest man in history was the poorest
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
There is always safety in valor.
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Blame is safer than praise
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises....
Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.
The American people must be willing to give up a degree of personal privacy in...