The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and...
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
Language is fossil poetry
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
An empire is an immense egotism.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Do not believe that possibly you can escape the reward of your action.
There is always safety in valor.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.