In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
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Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make...
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
There is properly no history; only biography
Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...