We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
Men are what their mothers made them
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Life is a succession of lessons, which must be lived to be understood.
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
Thought is action in rehearsal
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
God enters by a private door into every individual.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the...