Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
Time goes by fast, and people go in and out of your life so quickly,...
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
The education of the will is the object of our existence.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
A man cannot speak but he judges himself
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is...
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?