The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults.
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
Fame is proof that people are gullible
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
Wherever there is power there is age.
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
Whoever loves a pure heart and gracious speech will have the king as a friend.
My best friends are books, I can easily read them and take them wherever I...
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is...