So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect, that the path of each man's genius contracts itself to a very few hours.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A great man is always willing to be little.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
All mankind love a lover.
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
All men in the abstract are just and good
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a...
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...