Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their taste or their humor, to once from their reason.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
Love is like wildflowers; It's often found in the most unlikely places.
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world...
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Blame is safer than praise
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to...
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...