In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he...
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
You shall have joy, or you shall have power, said God; you shall not have...
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to...
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge...
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
In wealth, many friends; in poverty, not even relatives.
Friends are like bras: close to your heart and there for support.