In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the...
All mankind love a lover.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and...
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
Children are all foreigners.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
People only see what they are prepared to see.
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
Women love the lie that saves their pride, but never an unflattering truth
The truth always comes back....either to shake your hand or to slap your face.