We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over and actually read a volume of four or five hundred pages.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
Infinity has its limits.
Don't limit your challenges; challenge your limits.