As we are, so we do; and as we do, so is it done to us; we are the builders of our fortunes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Believe in yourself our strength grows out of our weakness.
I am the lover of uncontained and immortal beauty. In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than in streets or villages. In the tranquil landscape, and especially in the distant line of the horizon, man beholds somewhat as beautiful as his own nature.
The foremost watchman on the peak announces his news. It is the truest word ever spoken, and the phrase will be th fittest, most musical, and the unerring voice of the world for that time.
Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool.
We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.