It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
Do not believe that possibly you can escape the reward of your action.
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend...
Reality is a sliding door.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
A celebrity is one who is known by many people he is glad he doesn't...
A cure for War? Furiously spending the same daily amount of money toward making friends....
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.