To believe in luck - is skepticism
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who...
There is properly no history; only biography
Money often costs too much.
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according...
Men should take their knowledge from the Sun, the Moon and the Stars.
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
The power, which resides in man, is new in nature, and none but he knows...
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
Having patience is just being good at hiding impatience.
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own...