Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Love, and you shall be loved
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power - the freedom to choose
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on...
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to...
Happiness depends upon ourselves.