Obedience alone gives the right to command
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Our best thoughts come from others.
Books are for nothing but to inspire
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends.
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
The greatest man in history was the poorest
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behaviour, like the wish to scatter...
Children are all foreigners.
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is...
Reading without purpose is sauntering not exercise.