Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
There is always safety in valor.
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
The greatest man in history was the poorest
That man is idle who can do something better
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the...
He can't see the forest for the trees
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.