Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
Necessity does everything well.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
Nature hates calculators.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I...
In our ludicrous efforts to 'change' and be perfect, we try to fashion a perfect...