A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Fame is proof that people are gullible
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
The torpid artist seeks inspiration at any cost, by virtue or by vice, by friend...
Good men must not obey the laws too well.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Beauty without expression is boring.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
All mankind love a lover.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
The years teach much which the days never knew.
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
That man is idle who can do something better
Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work...
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.