We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
More quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sincerity is the luxury allowed, like diadems and authority, only to the highest rank. Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
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.
Wealth is in applications of mind to nature; and the art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in a better order, in timeliness, in being at the right spot.
More quotes about Wisdom
Great people are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
We have to face the fact that either all of us are going to die together or we are going to learn to live together, and if we are to live together we have to talk.
As long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it into existence or clearing the way for it.