To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of...
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at...
Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his...
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect...
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.
Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed... if we only knew...
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but...
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon
It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the...
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
Be noble! And the nobleness that lies in other men, sleeping, but never dead, will...
The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of...
The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity.