Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no knowledge that is not power
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
To believe in luck - is skepticism
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they...
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood...
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.