We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass...
Fear not, then, thou child infirm; There's no god dare wrong a worm
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Money often costs too much.
The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and...
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes...
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them...
All diseases run into one, old age.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then...
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
Every burned book enlightens the world.
You cannot see the mountain near
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...