The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and no night; all tragedies, all ennui, vanish, - all duties even
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Language is the archives of history
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
A man is a God in ruins
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
It is as impossible for a man to be cheated by any one but himself,...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
There is always safety in valor.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.