Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform...
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight...
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend...
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
The profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader. The profoundest thought...
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke...
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness,...
You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.