Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
What you are comes to you.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value...
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not...
We often hear of important gatherings of the great and the good. Sadly the great...