In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours; whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the...
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Do the thing and you will be given the power
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
The years teach much which the days never knew.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
Beauty without expression is boring.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
If everything else fails, read the instructions
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution...
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.