The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
Hitch your wagon to a star.
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
Do the thing and you will be given the power
Books are for nothing but to inspire
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Optimism and self-pity are the positive and negative poles of modern cowardice.
Being sorry for myself is a luxury I can't afford.