The experience of each new age requires a new confession, and the world seems always waiting for its poet.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes...
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Knowledge exists to be imparted
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
A great man is always willing to be little.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Money will not make you happy, and happy will not make you money.
Money is a powerful aphrodisiac. But flowers work almost as well.