Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Knowledge exists to be imparted
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
To be great is to be misunderstood.