Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Blame is safer than praise
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too...
Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give...
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we...
Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
Imitation is suicide
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
The artist does not tinker with the universe, he recreates it out of his own...
You can surmount the obstacles in your path if you are determined, courageous and hard-working....