If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the...
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
The years teach much which the days never know.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and...
There sit the sainted sage, the bard divine, The few, whom genius gave to shine...