There is properly no history; only biography
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty without expression is boring.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who...
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
The greatest man in history was the poorest
A nation never falls but by suicide
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially...
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
Society is a hospital of incurables.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
An empire is an immense egotism.
The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider...
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
It takes two to quarrel, but only one to end it.
A long dispute means both parties are wrong