'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or other than by their importance to the mind of the time
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Revolutions go not backward.
The judge weighs the arguments and puts a brave face on the matter, and since...
No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
The ancestor of every action is a thought
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we...
The first wealth is health.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange...
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
Every wall is a door.
Don't give up on love, because there is always someone who loves you. Even if...
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is...