If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
We change, whether we like it or not.
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
The first wealth is health.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Do your work, but do your thing.
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Necessity does everything well.
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of...
They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and when the necessity is survival...