The ancestor of every action is a thought
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it...
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
An empire is an immense egotism.
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is...
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we...
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
The education of the will is the object of our existence.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do...