These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.
Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
Every wall is a door.
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Children are all foreigners.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.