The greatest meliorator of the world is selfish, huckstering Trade.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best in any book is translatable -- any real insight or broad human sentiment.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
No man should travel until he has learned the language of the country he visits. Otherwise he voluntarily makes himself a great baby-so helpless and so ridiculous.
I am not much an advocate for traveling, and I observe that men run away to other countries because they are not good in their own, and run back to their own because they pass for nothing in the new places. For the most part, only the light characters travel. Who are you that have no task to keep you at home?
Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.
Travel is a fools paradise.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
The highest compact we can make with our fellow is --''Let there be truth between us two forevermore.''
Self-trust is the essence of heroism.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
All necessary truth is its own evidence.