The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
That man is idle who can do something better
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make...
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the...
Fame is proof that people are gullible
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on...
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are...
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes...
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution...
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke...
When they say that the sky is the limit for success, then how a man's...
We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks...