What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
We change, whether we like it or not
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for...
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.