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
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
Reality is a sliding door.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
The education of the will is the object of our existence.
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Every wall is a door.
Do what you are afraid to do
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate,...
We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our...