Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house to the inhabitant.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence
Revolutions go not backward.
Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
All diseases run into one, old age.
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
All mankind loves a lover.
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
Between eighteen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
There is a tendency for things to right themselves.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
He that loveth maketh his own the grandeur he loves
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
That man who lives for self alone, lives for the meanest mortal known.
Selfishness is the root and source of all natural and oral evils.