Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
No facts to me are sacred; none are profane.
Even miracles take a little time
It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for...
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to...
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time...
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
Let nothing disturb thee; Let nothing dismay thee; All thing pass; God never changes. Patience...
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts