A Person Seldom Falls Sick, But The Bystanders Are Animated With A Faint Hope That He Will Die.
A person seldom falls sick, but the bystanders are animated with a faint
hope that he will die.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), "Conduct of Life"
Make yourself necessary to someone. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), "Conduct of Life
The louder he talked of his honour, the faster we counted our spoons.
-- Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) _Conduct of Life_ `Worship'...
A nation never falls but by suicide. -- Ralph Waldo Emerso
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), "Conduct of Life", 1860...
It is not length of life, but depth of life. -- Ralph Waldo Emerso
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the terms of it fair.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), "Conduct of Life...
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson, - from The Conduct of Life...
Life is a progress, and not a station. Ralph Waldo Emerso
Nothing gives so much direction to a person's life as a sound set of principles.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerso...