In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
The ancestor of every action is a thought
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they...
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform...
Some pursue happiness - others create it.
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there...
The best part of health is fine disposition
What you are comes to you.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
The poorest experience is rich enough for all the purposes of expressing thought
Most people are unable to write because they are unable to think, and they are...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...