The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
Happiness is just an illusion caused by the temporary absence of reality.
The less government we have the better.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
The pleasure of life is according to the man who lives it, and not according...
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the...
The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the...
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
Always do what you are afraid to do.
No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life
Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.
Those of us we have been true readers all our life fully realize the enormous...