The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
All promise outruns performance.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is...
Art is the path of the creator to his work
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
Even miracles take a little time
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
What you are comes to you.
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.