The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
People only see what they are prepared to see.
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
We all boil at different degrees
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors...
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
Just remember; someone loves everything you hate about yourself.