Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke...
There is properly no history; only biography
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
A nation never falls but by suicide
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution...
A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for...
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
A friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one's...