Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may...
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but...