Imitation is suicide
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
The greatest man in history was the poorest
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with...
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek...
I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the...
Thought is free.