Quotes by Max Ehrmann

Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.

Max Ehrmann

You are a child of the Universe, no less than the moon and the stars you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the Universe is unfolding as it should.

Max Ehrmann

Other Great Authors


Fame is proof that people are gullible.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month. - from Fisherman's Luck

Henry Van Dyke

The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus by the Supreme Being in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.

Thomas Jefferson

A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow.

Charles Hendrickson Brower

The word 'meaningful' when used today is nearly always meaningless.

Paul Johnson »

The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted thence proceeds mawkishness.

John Keats »