Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
Culture is one thing and varnish is another.
An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, He who has a...
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.
No one can be great, or good, or happy except through the inward efforts of...
No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to...