Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obedience alone gives the right to command
It is as impossible for a man to be cheated by any one but himself,...
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope
Love and you shall be loved.
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
There is always safety in valor.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
What you are comes to you.
Men are what their mothers made them.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
These days flattery wins friends, truth begets hatred.
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.