The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in...
You are doomed to make choices. This is life's greatest paradox.
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as...