The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Language is fossil poetry
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
We all boil at different degrees
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
The prayer of the farmer kneeling in his field to weed it, the prayer of...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for...
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
People only see what they are prepared to see.
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in...
He who loses money losses much. He who loses a friend loses more. But he...
I had one of my good friends kicked out of college for domestic violence. He...
Forget your enemies. It's your friends you frustrate that cause all the problems.