Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
America is another name for opportunity
Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is...
For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of...
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time...
To be great is to be misunderstood.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution...
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
A great man is always willing to be little.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.