We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book; a...
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration...
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
The manly part is to do with might and main what you can do
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...
God enters by a private door into every individual.
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him...
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for...
Every time you see a beautiful woman, just remember, somebody got tired of her
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind
Revolution is not the uprising against preexisting order, but the setting up of a new...
Revolution is the festival of the oppressed