Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Reality is a sliding door.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
Men should take their knowledge from the Sun, the Moon and the Stars.
The Sky is the daily bread of the imagination
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.