Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
Language is fossil poetry
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is...
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise and the better a man is...
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.