Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
No facts to me are sacred; none are profane.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Beauty without expression is boring.
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
Blame is safer than praise
Hitch your wagon to a star.
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
A little integrity is better than any career
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Men are what their mothers made them.
As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
Books do furnish a room.