We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many extremes.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
America is another name for opportunity
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
An empire is an immense egotism.
The first wealth is health.
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a...
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms....
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just...
It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise. Uncompromising...
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?