Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Revolutions go not backward.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical,...
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
We change, whether we like it or not.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.