The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I think no chair is so much needed.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thought is action in rehearsal
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
Culture, with us, ends in headache
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Murder is born of love, and love attains the greatest intensity in murder
God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often...