In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
America is another name for opportunity.
The greatest man in history was the poorest
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...
Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they...
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor...
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Reality is a sliding door.