Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
Love and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as the...
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it...
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may...
Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy-for friendship's sake.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Love is power from deep within, which can touch another person soul so magnificently.