There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them to the right; and, again, making all crime mean and ugly.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the...
The solar system has no anxiety about its reputation
There is no knowledge that is not power
Every wall is a door.
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Give no bounties: make equal laws: secure life and prosperity and you need not give...
Skepticism is slow suicide
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
That man is idle who can do something better
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have...
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in...
There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air,...
Love came down at Christmas; Love all lovely, love divine; Love was born at Christmas,...