The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
What you are comes to you.
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
Self-trust is the first secret of success
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
The years teach much which the days never knew.
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.