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
The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not...
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Time goes by fast, and people go in and out of your life so quickly,...
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the...
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
I can never fear that things will go far wrong where common sense has fair...
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a...
A junkie is someone who uses their body to tell society that something is wrong.