...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
To be simple is to be great
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead...
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go...
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people...