Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
Do what you are afraid to do
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
Our best thoughts come from others.
Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best minds. Men live the...
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
If everything else fails, read the instructions
O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without...
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never...
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...