My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and...
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
Earth laughs in flowers.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, He who has a...
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the...
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...