The prayer of the farmer kneeling in his field to weed it, the prayer of the rower kneeling with the stroke of his oar, are true prayers heard throughout nature.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
The years teach much which the days never knew.
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
Always do what you are afraid to do.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
There are three faithful friends, an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do....
I am getting nowhere with you and I can't let you go and I cant...