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
Life is a progress, and not a station.
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
Hitch your wagon to a star.
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
If everything else fails, read the instructions
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
Men should take their knowledge from the Sun, the Moon and the Stars.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he...
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do...
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.