Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
The man who can make hard things easy is the educator
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
Men are what their mothers made them
Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
There is no object that we see; no action that we do; no good that...
The wise are above books