We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Strong Life Quotes
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical,...
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
All life is an experiment.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
I take it that what all men are really after is some form of, perhaps...
I am Misanthropos, and hate mankind