We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their...
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behaviour, like the wish to scatter...
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path...
Love is one of those jokes you have to be there to get.
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Obedience alone gives the right to command
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the...
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
I came upon a doctor who appeared in quite poor health. I said, 'There's nothing...