Life is a progress, and not a station.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The...
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
To be simple is to be great
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
Fear always springs from ignorance
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
We all boil at different degrees
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work...
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for...
Dear teacher, I talk no matter where I am. Moving my seat will not help.
Polite conversation is rarely either.