A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
An empire is an immense egotism.
Love and you shall be loved.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats
We must be our own before we can be another's.
A great man is always willing to be little.
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
Congratulate yourselves if you have done something strange and extravagant and broken the monotony of...
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
The poorest experience is rich enough for all the purposes of expressing thought
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Courage is facing your fears. Stupidity is fearing nothing.
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped....
One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear...