Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
Obedience alone gives the right to command
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who...
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Happiness is just an illusion caused by the temporary absence of reality.
Happy is he who can give himself up.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.