The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well...
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts...
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Books are for nothing but to inspire
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Every artist was first an amateur.
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel...
You cannot see the mountain near
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
I'm the enemy because I like to think. I like to read. I'm into freedom...
So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth...
Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise...