Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the old well-known air through innumerable variations.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We must be our own before we can be another's.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
A man is a God in ruins
The best part of health is fine disposition
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge...
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what...
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because...
Knowledge exists to be imparted
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie.
The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive...
I like food and sleep. If I give you my food or text you all...
Pain: an uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that...