Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world...
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
The greatest man in history was the poorest
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.