Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
Do the thing and you will be given the power
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and...
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
The greatest man in history was the poorest
A great man is always willing to be little.
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to...
America is another name for opportunity
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according...
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the...
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at...
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.