Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
Every time you see a beautiful woman, just remember, somebody got tired of her
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who...
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
The first wealth is health.
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Our best thoughts come from others.
Nature hates calculators.