Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
A man cannot speak but he judges himself
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to...
Every artist was first an amateur.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
The power, which resides in man, is new in nature, and none but he knows...
Do your work, but do your thing.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their...
Knowledge exists to be imparted
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms...