'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
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
There is always safety in valor.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
The judge weighs the arguments and puts a brave face on the matter, and since...
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
Men should take their knowledge from the Sun, the Moon and the Stars.
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
Do your work, but do your thing.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else...
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the...
I find the earth to be a place of misery in which I am surrounded...
Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.