It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never read any book that is not a year old
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it...
A man is a God in ruins.
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Do what you are afraid to do
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.
A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and...
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
There is only one belief that can rob death of its sting and the grave...
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any...