Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
A man in debt is so far a slave.
Society is a hospital of incurables.
A great man is always willing to be little.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
We judge a man's wisdom by his hope.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to...
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly...
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight...
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be...
And other money have we brought down in our hands to buy food: we cannot...