Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not...
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they...
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work...
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
There is no knowledge that is not power
Nature is endeared by the wooded path, but offended where too many tread.
Wherever there is power there is age.
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their...
A boy is naturally full of humor.
One never needs their humor as much a when they argue with a fool.