The years teach much which the days never knew.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views...
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and...
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
The first wealth is health.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time...
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially...
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
A man is a God in ruins.
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.