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 in his lifetime needs to thank his faults.
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
Hitch your wagon to a star.
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then...
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path...
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string
We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a...
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Where the law is most strictly administered, it sometimes causes the greatest wrong
Many of life's circumstances are created by three basic choices: the disciplines you choose to...