The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for...
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not...
If you hate your parents, the man or the establishment, don't show them up by...