Obedience alone gives the right to command
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
America is another name for opportunity.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
We all boil at different degrees
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time...
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may...
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and...
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...