When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
Men should take their knowledge from the Sun, the Moon and the Stars.
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
Be a little careful about your library. Do you foresee what you will do with...
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
The thing that cracks me up is how these reality characters start out thrilled and...