People only see what they are prepared to see.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the...
Love and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as the...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and...
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.