Men are what their mothers made them.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of...
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and...
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not...
What you are comes to you.
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is...
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
To act with common sense according to the moment, is the best wisdom I know;...
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
The example of the raft shows dharmas should be treated as provisional, as means to...
If you have any doubt that we live in a society controlled by men, try...