The education of the will is the object of our existence.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their...
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
Our best thoughts come from others.
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Flowers are the earth laughing.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will...
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand,...
The poetry of heroism appeals irresitably to those who don't go to a war, and...