Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Whatever limits us, we call Fate
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Difficulties exist to be surmounted
Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic...
All men in the abstract are just and good
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being
There is always safety in valor.
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
Every wall is a door.
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be...
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;...