Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views...
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in...
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Every time you see a beautiful woman, just remember, somebody got tired of her
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
If everything else fails, read the instructions
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...