Our best thoughts come from others.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The prayer of the farmer kneeling in his field to weed it, the prayer of...
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a...
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
Reality is a sliding door.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
The tragedy is not that love doesn't last. The tragedy is the love that lasts.
But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell...