It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
An empire is an immense egotism.
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes...
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
Obedience alone gives the right to command
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
The solar system has no anxiety about its reputation
A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind...
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
Life is a paradox, you're damned if you do and damned if you don't
After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a...
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and...