No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
God enters by a private door into every individual.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
We must be our own before we can be another's.
America is another name for opportunity.
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to...
If everything else fails, read the instructions
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because...
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.