Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best minds. Men live the...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...
America is another name for opportunity
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and...
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
We prefer world law, in the age of self-determination, to world war in the age...