The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for...
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange...
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
Beauty without expression is boring.
There is always safety in valor.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and...