If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and stare.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with...
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of...
Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They...
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Our best thoughts come from others.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
Mankind's worst enemy is fear of work
He made enemies as naturally as soap makes suds