The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Every man is a channel through which heaven floweth
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are...
Proverbs, like the sacred books of each nation, are the sanctuary of the intuitions.
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some...
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Every man is a borrower and a mimic, life is theatrical and literature a quotation
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old...
Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
One can have only as much preparation as he has foresight.
In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.