Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Every true man is a cause, a country, and an age; requires infinite spaces and...
We all boil at different degrees
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the...
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.