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
The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds...
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they...
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
To be great is to be misunderstood.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best...
All life is an experiment.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common...
Men are what their mothers made them
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture...
The function of genius is not to give new answers, but to pose new questions...
The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not...