We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
To believe in luck - is skepticism
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Art is the path of the creator to his work
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
You cannot see the mountain near
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is...
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
Men are what their mothers made them.
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.