None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
A good intention clothes itself with power
The man who can make hard things easy is the educator
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with...
Knowledge exists to be imparted
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Power and speed be hands and feet.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
Never read any book that is not a year old
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these...
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of...
Prejudices are the props of civilization
For us, to be ignored by God is a harsher punishment than to be a...