It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do.'
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
A little integrity is better than any career
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the...
Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give...
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke...
I shut my eyes in order to see.
The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great...