Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on...
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the...
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Language is the archives of history
The Sky is the daily bread of the imagination
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
Do what you are afraid to do
When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that...
Fear can make a donkey attack a lion