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
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the...
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Men are respectable only as they respect
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who...
Friendship is far more tragic than love, it lasts longer.
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
We cannot tell the exact moment a friendship is formed; as in filling a vessel...