What would be the use of immortality to a person who cannot use well a half an hour?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I go into the garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health that I discover that I have been defrauding myself all this time in letting others do for me what I should have done with my own hands.
When I read a good book, I wish my life were three thousand years long.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and the purity of its heart.
Whatever limits us, we call Fate.
when confined to technical use. In like.