One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of...
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
All life is an experiment.
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
A man in debt is so far a slave.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only...
Who knows? Maybe my life belongs to God. Maybe it belongs to me. But I...