The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
All life is an experiment.
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
An empire is an immense egotism.
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but...
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as...
Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into...