Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
The years teach much which the days never know.
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture...
People only see what they are prepared to see.
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.