Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
A man is a God in ruins
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and...
Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the...
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
The ancestor of every action is a thought
An empire is an immense egotism.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Fame is proof that people are gullible
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Many of the things you can count, don't count. Many of the things you can't...
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust...