The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.
Money often costs too much.
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
I like the silence of a church, before the service begins better than any preaching.
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and...
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
If everything else fails, read the instructions
A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
To be great is to be misunderstood.
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood...