Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other: given the upper, to find the under…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Necessity does everything well.
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
All promise outruns performance.
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
Imitation is suicide
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one...
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when...