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
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer,...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according...
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to...
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
The Sky is the daily bread of the imagination
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go...
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel...
The wise understand by themselves; fools follow the reports of others