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
Self-trust is the first secret of success
Commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these...
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts...
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go...
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Men are what their mothers made them
Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream...
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend...
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.