'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
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do...
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
Nature is endeared by the wooded path, but offended where too many tread.
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
All diseases run into one, old age.
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
Love and you shall be loved
Earth laughs in flowers.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
The power, which resides in man, is new in nature, and none but he knows...
To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
The flaws you have only make you that much more beautiful.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are...
Happy is your Grace That can translate the stubbornness of fortune Into so quiet and...