The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
Do your work, but do your thing.
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
You cannot see the mountain near
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.