Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
It is as impossible for a man to be cheated by any one but himself,...
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
Always do what you are afraid to do.
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving...
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to...