There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a...
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap...
The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in...