This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
A good intention clothes itself with power
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Though love repine, and reason chafe, There came a voice without reply, - 'Tis man's...
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
Fear always springs from ignorance
Language is fossil poetry
Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views...
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
The art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in...
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
Hence arose the saying, If I love you, what is that to you? We say...
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it...
I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.