Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and...
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
Fame is proof that people are gullible
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes...
No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has never been tempted by...