Whenever a mind is simple and receives a divine wisdom, old things pass away, - means, teachers, texts, temples fall;it lives now, and absorbs past and future into the present hour.? All things are made sacred by relation to it,-one as much as another.?All things are disolved to ther center by thier cause.
Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs.
Because the soul is progressive, it never quite repeats itself, but in every act attempts the production of a new and fairer whole.
Everything runs to excess; every good quality is noxious if unmixed.
Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
The years teach us much the days never knew.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Every decent and well-spoken individual affects and sways me more than is right.? I ought to go upright and vital and speak the rude truth in all ways.
As there is a use in medicine for poisons, so the world cannot move without rogues.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.
The astonishment of life, is the absence of any appearance of reconciliation between the theory and the practice?of life.
Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under his feet.
If we meet no gods, it is because we harbor none.
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence, and nothing too much.
The Sun is the sole inconsumable fire
And God is the sole inexhaustible Giver.
If thought makes free, so does the moral sentiment. The mixtures of spiritual chemistry refuse to be?analyzed.
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and numbers and time fully to accomplish his design.
Throb thine with Nature's throbbing breast.
The tradesman, the attorney comes out of the din and craft of thestreet, and sees the sky and wood, and is a man again. In their eternalcalm, he finds himself. The health of the eye seems to demand ahorizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that it's gratification is in the consitution of the creature that feels it.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
We pass for what we are.?Character teaches above our wills..
The eye is the first circle; the horizon which it forms is the second; and throughout nature this primary figure is repeated without end.