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
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a...
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
We change, whether we like it or not.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially...
As soon as there is life, there is danger
Anger is only one letter short of danger
The danger of parachuting young enthusiastic scientists into a flower bed of selected data and...