'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
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
A little integrity is better than any career
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
To be great is to be misunderstood.
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
We change, whether we like it or not.
The poorest experience is rich enough for all the purposes of expressing thought
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state...
Cheerfulness is the off-shoot of goodness