Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Spiritual force is stronger than material force; thoughts rule the world.
We change, whether we like it or not
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house...
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Language is the archives of history
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Money lent to a friend must be recovered from an enemy.
The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that...