Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Skill to do comes of doing
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring...
Language is fossil poetry
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
America is another name for opportunity.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
A book holds a house of gold
The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine, forcing us to...