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
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man
Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give...
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer,...
All diseases run into one, old age.
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because...
Born for success he seemed, With grace to win, with heart to hold, With shining...
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.