The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being A Man Quotes
We must be our own before we can be another's.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
The education of the will is the object of our existence.
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Culture, with us, ends in headache
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
The first wealth is health.
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...