The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.
Category: Friends And Friendship
It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
There was never a nation that became great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.
Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do; but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.
Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure.
Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.
The thing generally raised on city land is taxes.
Category: Taxes And Taxation