People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor...
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
Imitation is suicide
The greatest man in history was the poorest
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors...
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
The only time you should ever look back is to see how far you've come.
It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be...