We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Strong Life Quotes
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is...
I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends.
Make books your companions; let your bookshelves be your gardens; bask in their beauty, gather...
Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly...
There is no fury like a woman searching for a new lover