Nature is endeared by the wooded path, but offended where too many tread.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according...
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The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not...
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
America is another name for opportunity
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Imitation is suicide
Necessity does everything well.
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.