Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
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When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he...
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
Do your work, but do your thing.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard...
A man's originality is his best personality for humanity in life.
Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the...