If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and wilt stimulate thy jaded senses with wine and French coffee, thou shalt find no radiance of wisdom in the lonely waste of the pinewoods
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
Power and speed be hands and feet.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There...
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
Do not believe that possibly you can escape the reward of your action.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
You May Be One Person To The World But You May Be The World To...