Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge...
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
The man who can make hard things easy is the educator
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
The Sky is the daily bread of the imagination
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Our best thoughts come from others.
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
There is a great difference between being born wise and only looking it.
The best mirror is an old friend.