The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
As soon as there is life, there is danger
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests...
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
Books are for nothing but to inspire
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
The years teach much which the days never know.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
The greatest man in history was the poorest
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
I know the greatness of Christianity; it is a past greatness.... I live in 1924,...