None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot see the mountain near
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what...
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
A man is related to all nature.
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with...
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old...
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
An empire is an immense egotism.
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but...
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.