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
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
Men are respectable only as they respect
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
The best part of health is fine disposition
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
The worst of charity is that the lives you are asked to preserve are not...
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
Happiness is just an illusion caused by the temporary absence of reality.
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is...
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There...
Today, the L.A. Times accused Arnold Schwarzenegger of groping six women. I'm telling you, this...
It is money, money, money! Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in...