People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the...
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect,...
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Every burned book enlightens the world.
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Do what you are afraid to do
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
Power and speed be hands and feet.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and...
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to...