When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves in the light of thought, we discover that our life is embosomed in beauty.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
All promise outruns performance.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
A nation never falls but by suicide
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom...
Fame is proof that people are gullible
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
Men are what their mothers made them.
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both...
The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought...
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood