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
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
All diseases run into one, old age.
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Nature hates calculators.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.