With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical,...
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force,...
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and...
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force -...
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
The best part of health is fine disposition
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense differing from the latter only as...
Common sense is just as good a critic of the lottery as any statistical breakdown