We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views...
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes...
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance,...
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
A man is a God in ruins
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
Reality is a sliding door.
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is...
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not...
The solar system has no anxiety about its reputation
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
There can be no high civility without a deep morality
I feel coming on a strange disease - humility.
The test of civilization is the estimate of woman. Among savages she is a slave....
Never will you see your wrong, when you always see that youre right.