It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
Love and you shall be loved
Language is the archives of history
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they...
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the...
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends.
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have...
All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. I...