No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their...
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may...
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life...