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
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so...
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow.
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
America is another name for opportunity.
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only...
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the...
The truth is that there is no terror untempered by some great moral idea.