There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate experiences, so medicinal, so stringent, so revolutionary, so authoritative.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Obedience alone gives the right to command
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on...
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
I've been aware of death since I was a little girl. My only regret willl...
I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive...