Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or of love, now repeated and hardened into usage
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
Culture, with us, ends in headache
Society is a hospital of incurables.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer,...
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical,...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may...
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance,...
Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.