I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Language is fossil poetry
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
Earth laughs in flowers.
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance...
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to...
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor...
Power and speed be hands and feet.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a...