What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
Men are what their mothers made them.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
England, an old and exhausted island, must one day be contented, like other parents, to...
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Spiritual force is stronger than material force; thoughts rule the world.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
Skill to do comes of doing
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Being a 'male' is a matter of gender...being a man is a matter of choice,...
A man who wont die for something is not fit to live.