"The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Mahatma Gandhi
"All diseases run into one, old age."
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."
"Each age, it is found, must write its own books or rather, each generation for the next succeeding."
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Every artist was first an amateur."