A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not...
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views...
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
God may forgive sins, he said, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but...
Fame is proof that people are gullible
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
There is properly no history; only biography
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Matters change and morals change; men remain
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.