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
All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
A good intention clothes itself with power
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the...
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
The less government we have the better.
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Every wall is a door.
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because...