The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and use of land.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according...
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...
A man is a God in ruins.
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
A nation never falls but by suicide
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.
Think of your own faults the first part of the night when you are awake,...
And there was no reason for them to be dancing the Peter Lake could see,...