The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought or passion sleeps as in a mine, until an equal mind and heart finds and publishes it.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform...
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Men are what their mothers made them.
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go...
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
The first wealth is health.
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...
Every burned book enlightens the world.
The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and...
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...