The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else...
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Nature is endeared by the wooded path, but offended where too many tread.
The judge weighs the arguments and puts a brave face on the matter, and since...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
We all boil at different degrees
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Hitch your wagon to a star.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There...
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.
Think of your own faults the first part of the night when you are awake,...
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.