Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors...
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for...
Nature is endeared by the wooded path, but offended where too many tread.
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
Knowledge exists to be imparted
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight...
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.