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
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world...
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the...
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every...
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor...
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life;...
Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will...
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.