Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Do your work, but do your thing.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Love and you shall be loved.
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with...
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight...
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...