The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force,...
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.
Imitation is suicide
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Knowledge exists to be imparted
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
The less government we have the better.
The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his government deserves to...
Government should be concerned with anti-social conduct, not with utterances.