People only see what they are prepared to see.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge...
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down;...
All promise outruns performance.
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Revolutions go not backward.