Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without...
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
Beauty without expression is boring.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Obedience alone gives the right to command
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
Imitation is suicide
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do...
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
There is always safety in valor.