They (the days) come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party; but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and...
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.