The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
A good intention clothes itself with power
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
The first wealth is health.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Do what you are afraid to do
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious...
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.