The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
Obedience alone gives the right to command
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with...
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else...
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially...
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
There is always safety in valor.