Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art is the path of the creator to his work
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with...
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
Every burned book enlightens the world.
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the...
In my time of dyin', want nobody to moan All I want them to do...
The angel of death has been abroad throughout the land; you may almost hear the...