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
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
You shall have joy, or you shall have power, said God; you shall not have...
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
America is another name for opportunity.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every...
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner...
There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.