The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on...
Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Knowledge exists to be imparted
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their...
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer,...
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
Nothing external to you has any power over you.