There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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He then learns that in going down into the secrets of his own mind he has descended into the secrets of all minds.
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No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
His scorn of the great is repeated too often to be real; no man thinks much of that which he despises.
As the Spanish proverb says, He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies with him. So it is in travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.