I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
Even miracles take a little time
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Love and you shall be loved
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
The experience of each new age requires a new confession, and the world seems always...
The high prize of life, the crowning fortune of man, is to be born with...
Thought is action in rehearsal
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.