Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every artist was first an amateur.
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We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
What a new face courage puts on everything.
Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he know that every day is Doomsday.
When you strike at a king, you must kill him.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Wit makes its own welcome and levels all distinctions.
It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.
We are prisoners of ideas.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
I enjoy learning about different periods and people, and then taking what's universal about the human condition and seeing where it matches up. No matter where you are, certain things unite everybody.
Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.
No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.
In many ways, history is marked as 'before' and 'after' Rosa Parks. She sat down in order that we all might stand up, and the walls of segregation came down.
All my friends' mothers were appalling women.
Now that virtually every career is an option for ambitious girls, it can no longer be considered regressive or reactionary to reintroduce discussion of marriage and motherhood to primary education. We certainly do not want to return to the simplistic duality of home economics classes for girls and wood shop for boys.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.