It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it.…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
Spiritual force is stronger than material force; thoughts rule the world.
Fear always springs from ignorance
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Speak less. Say more. whaywardj
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and...
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
Men are what their mothers made them.
You cannot see the mountain near
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
There's always the same amount of good luck and bad luck in the world. If...
Hell is empty and all the devils are here.