A man unconsciously imagines that where he is strong, where he feels most thoroughly alive, the element of his freedom must lie.
Emerson is a person who lives instinctively on ambrosia - and leaves everything indigestible on his plate.
At heart I am a warrior.
Enjoying praise is in some people merely a civility of the heart--and just the opposite of a vanity of the spirit.
It is not your sin - it is your moderation that cries to heaven; your very sparingness in sin cries to heaven!