Ralph Waldo Emerson in "Nature" Essays Second Series... "My house stands in low land, with limited outlook, and on the skirt of the village. But I go with my friend to the shore of our little river, a
This from Galileo... "Whatever the course of our lives, we should receive them as the highest gift from the hand of God in which equally reposed the power to do nothing whatever for us. Indeed we shou
This from Sir Walter Scott in his "Waverly " "Exertion, like virtue, is its own reward "
This from Annie Sawyer Downs' recollection of Ralph Waldo Emerson: We were immensely entertained by the odd people who came from all parts of the world to see him (Emerson.) Not only men with beards w