A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains largely in our esteem if we discover that he has some intellectual taste or skill.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes...
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
The greatest man in history was the poorest
The best part of health is fine disposition
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will...
There are books which take rank in your life with parents and lovers and passionate...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
We change, whether we like it or not.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Do not believe that possibly you can escape the reward of your action.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
Passion rebuilds the world for the youth. It makes all things alive and significant.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?