The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and use of land.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance,...
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
The less government we have the better.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the...
For the nature of women is closely allied to art
I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on...