...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
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of...
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for...
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
An empire is an immense egotism.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
Every man is a channel through which heaven floweth
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
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