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
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
Happiness is just an illusion caused by the temporary absence of reality.
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it...
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
I am afraid to show you who I really am, because if I show you...
No matter what a woman's appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what...