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
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
Every artist was first an amateur.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
To believe in luck - is skepticism
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...