We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
Our best thoughts come from others.
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes...
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
The first wealth is health.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
Necessity does everything well.
Great necessity elevates man, petty necessity casts him down
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.