It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
An empire is an immense egotism.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
A great man is always willing to be little.