People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
All diseases run into one, old age.
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with...
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
Men are what their mothers made them
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for...
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.