The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and use of land.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what...
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Beauty without expression is boring.
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
America is another name for opportunity.
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a...
A friendship that can cease has never been real.