Thought is action in rehearsal
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
A little integrity is better than any career
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts...
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
The less government we have the better.
O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without...
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
It is usually more important how a man meets his fate than what it is.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.