Men are respectable only as they respect
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to...
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
A great man is always willing to be little.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
The first wealth is health.
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Give all to love; obey thy heart
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Freedom and order are not incompatible... truth is strength... free discussion is the very life...
Freedom is a package deal - with it comes responsibilities and consequences
I always thought I was Jeanne d'Arc and Bonaparte. How little one knows oneself.