We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a little joy, then a sorrow, now a sin, then a generous or brave action
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over...
All mankind loves a lover.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
Culture, with us, ends in headache
The poorest experience is rich enough for all the purposes of expressing thought
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce...
Success plus Self-esteem equals Pretensions.