What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...
Language is fossil poetry
The less government we have the better.
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we...
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Even miracles take a little time
Skepticism is slow suicide
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
All diseases run into one, old age.
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Men are what their mothers made them.
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.