Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is so much warmth, so much bread.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
Don't judge a book by its cover
Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for...