These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
A man is a God in ruins.
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
Every wall is a door.
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Knowledge exists to be imparted
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their...
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform...
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time...
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
There is always safety in valor.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
A faithful friend is a strong defense: and he that hath found such an one...
A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of...
No matter under what circumstances you leave it, home does not cease to be home....
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll...
Life is what makes us venture out, but it is love that brings us home.