The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend or by fiend, by prayer or by wine.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
We change, whether we like it or not
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
The best part of health is fine disposition
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
You cannot see the mountain near
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture...
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who...
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who...
Friendship is far more tragic than love, it lasts longer.
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.