In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Obedience alone gives the right to command
A great man is always willing to be little.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it
The man who can make hard things easy is the educator
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The...
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture...
Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe
Ridicule is the Burden of Genius.