In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
To be simple is to be great
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Congratulate yourselves if you have done something strange and extravagant and broken the monotony of...
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may...
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Boswell is the first of biographers
I'm not spitting in my own soup, I love having spent my life thinking about...
Biography should be written by an acute enemy.