We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight and our clothing sufficient, but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting the best property of all -- friends?
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it...
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
Necessity does everything well.
Beauty without expression is boring.
Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation
Power and speed be hands and feet.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without...
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer,...
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.