Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every...
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
Our best thoughts come from others.
The best part of health is fine disposition
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
It was cold, and he was coughing. A fine cold draught blew over the knoll....
Any biographer must of necessity become a pilgrim a peripatetic, obsessed literary pilgrim, a traveler...
Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting...