Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of Solitaire. It is a grand passion.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
Reality is a sliding door.
Language is the archives of history
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
If our greatest hungers were to be granted as easily as our bodily needs, we...
I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank...
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.