Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
As soon as there is life, there is danger
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library: a company of the wisest and...
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me
If I were starting life over again, I am inclined to think that I would...