We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we are much more.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's...
We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
An empire is an immense egotism.
Every wall is a door.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession...
Patience and fortitude conquer all things
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
Earth laughs in flowers.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of...
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to...
My children will never know what its like, not being able to see a movie...
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of...
Children spell love... T-I-M-E.