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
Men are what their mothers made them
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Self-trust is the first secret of success
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Obedience alone gives the right to command
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
If you're doing your best, you won't have any time to worry about failure.
If you're going to write, don't pretend to write down. It's going to be the...