Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
Even miracles take a little time
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
As soon as there is life there is danger.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my...
I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged...