Preaching is the expression of moral sentiments applied to the duties of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
More quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated.
In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
More quotes about Wisdom
Wine makes a man better pleased with himself. I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others… This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.
I think that age is irrelevant. We’re all pretty much spiritual beings – I consider myself to be about eighty-five. I feel like I’m ancient, like two thousand years old.
If thou art clean and warm, it is sufficient; for more doth but rob the Poor, and please the Wanton.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.