We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
A nation never falls but by suicide
The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope...
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which...
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Things are in the saddle, And ride mankind
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
I made up my mind long ago that life was too short to do anything...
To be able to enjoy one's past life is to live twice.