The high prize of life, the crowning fortune of man, is to be born with a bias to some pursuit which finds him in employment and happiness.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
A good intention clothes itself with power
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
Summer time an' the livin' is easy, Fish are jumpin' an' the cotton is high.