No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
What's a book? Everything or nothing. The eye that sees it all.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
How much of human life is lost in waiting.
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It...
Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion...
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Money often costs too much.
Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is...
All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give...
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Truth,...