The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Even miracles take a little time
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
A man in debt is so far a slave.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or...
A little integrity is better than any career
Books are for nothing but to inspire
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
The years teach much which the days never know.
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.