I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
The less government we have the better.
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will...
Nature and literature are subjective phenomena; every evil and every good thing is a shadow...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
Thought is action in rehearsal
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight...
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and...
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path...
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else...
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the...
The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.
I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.