Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who...
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
They (the days) come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant...
There is properly no history; only biography
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but...
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work...
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Our best thoughts come from others.
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight...
A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too...
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
All mankind loves a lover.
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.