The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius.
Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is far from easy to determine whether she (Nature) has proved to man a...
There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young!
Most people are willing to take the Sermon on the Mount as a flag to...
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot...
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension.
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each...
Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.
The man flaps about with a bunch of feathers: the woman goes to work softly...
Death tugs at my ear and says: Live, I am coming.
Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end.
Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all,...
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The...
Man has will, but woman has her way.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It...
Simple people... are very quick to see the live facts which are going on about...
I don't generally feel anything until noon, then it's time for my nap.
He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
Grow we must, if we outgrow all that loves us.