Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
All diseases run into one, old age.
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
The first wealth is health.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy
Courtesy while you're thinking what to say. It saves time.