If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man in debt is so far a slave.
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or...
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Men are what their mothers made them
Obedience alone gives the right to command
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
Self-trust is the first secret of success
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism...
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to...