The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according to the work or the place.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Every wall is a door.
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to...
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.