In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood...
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for...
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
Flowers are the earth laughing.
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...