There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from one dream into another dream.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
The Sky is the daily bread of the imagination
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Children are all foreigners.
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
All life is an experiment.
Blame is safer than praise
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else.