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
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their...
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
Reality is a sliding door.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
Love is like wildflowers; It's often found in the most unlikely places.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who...
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary,...
Death is really a great blessing for humanity without it there could be no real...