It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead of his past
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Do what you are afraid to do
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Skill to do comes of doing
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct,...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the...
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would...
The painter puts brush to canvas and the poet puts pen to paper. The poet...