Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Books are for nothing but to inspire
Society is a hospital of incurables.
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
A nation never falls but by suicide
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
To believe in luck - is skepticism
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor...
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
People only see what they are prepared to see.
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
A woman can give a man a million reasons to be faithful, and he will...