Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
People only see what they are prepared to see.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Never read any book that is not a year old
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...
Children are all foreigners.
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
America is another name for opportunity.
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...