People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old...
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If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
A nation never falls but by suicide
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
The first wealth is health.
Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of...
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health...