The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
A great man is always willing to be little.
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views...
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood...
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
All diseases run into one, old age.
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Where instinct fails, intellect must venture.
Judge me, O Lord; for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also...