Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views which Cicero, which Locke, which Bacon, have given, forgetful that Cicero, Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries, when they wrote these books.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
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I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
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Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
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Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
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Reality is a sliding door.
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The first step binds one to the second.
The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it...