The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
The man who can make hard things easy is the educator
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
An empire is an immense egotism.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or...
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with...
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
All mankind love a lover.
A friend is someone, who upon seeing another friend in immense pain, would rather be...
Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand.