'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
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of...
A man is related to all nature.
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to...
Do your work, but do your thing.
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
Art is the path of the creator to his work
True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the...