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
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Do the thing and you will be given the power
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too...
And diff'ring judgments serve but to declare that truth lies somewhere, if we knew but...