Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
America is another name for opportunity.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
As soon as there is life, there is danger
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Never read any book that is not a year old
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Genius is rare because the means of becoming one have not been available
The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common...