Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being Strong Quotes
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
Language is fossil poetry
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.