Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work...
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious...
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture...
Never read any book that is not a year old
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Born for success he seemed, With grace to win, with heart to hold, With shining...
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.