No facts to me are sacred; none are profane.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation
Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best minds. Men live the...
I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the...
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and...
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because...
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.