One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden...
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with...
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
Trouble is to man what rust is to iron
It ain't so much the things we don't know that get us in trouble. It's...
Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with time travel,...