The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their...
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not...
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke...
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
We cannot learn men from books.
Up! up! my friend, and quit your books; Or surely you'll grow double. . .