We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Knowledge exists to be imparted
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature,...
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
To believe in luck - is skepticism
All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct,...
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
Love is one of those jokes you have to be there to get.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
A man is related to all nature.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Our best thoughts come from others.
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but...
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
Respect is love in plain clothes.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want them to, doesn't mean they...