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
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to...
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path...
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
All promise outruns performance.
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit...