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
Life is a progress, and not a station.
All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct,...
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to...
America is another name for opportunity.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Revolutions go not backward.
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the...
I'm the enemy because I like to think. I like to read. I'm into freedom...
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.