Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have...
One must not be mean with the affections; what is spent of the fund is...