The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behaviour, like the wish to scatter...
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The prayer of the farmer kneeling in his field to weed it, the prayer of...
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to...
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.