What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts...
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
The best part of health is fine disposition
No facts to me are sacred; none are profane.
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
There is nothing more beautiful in the world than a healthy wise old man
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty