Imitation is suicide
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
Skill to do comes of doing
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the...
Children are all foreigners.
Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
Never underestimate people. They do desire the cut of truth.
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.