They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in life who does not every day surmount a fear.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is properly no history; only biography
Every wall is a door.
Life is a progress, and not a station.
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we...
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Society is a hospital of incurables.
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbor as ourselves: we do unto...
Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.