Obedience alone gives the right to command
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Language is fossil poetry
Do your work, but do your thing.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform...
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially...
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
The humble listen to their brothers and sisters because they assume they have something to...
Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests.
Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it....