Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
As soon as there is life there is danger.
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world...
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the...
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to...
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
Civilization will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a...
The worth of the state, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals...