Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ancestor of every action is a thought
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
The years teach much which the days never know.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the...
O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Love, and you shall be loved
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
A man in debt is so far a slave.
Debts and lies are generally mixed together
A church debt is the devil's salary.