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
Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force,...
Do your work, but do your thing.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
Life is a progress, and not a station.
We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife,...
Love not the flower they pluck and know it not, And all their botany is...
We are wiser than we know.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it...
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is...
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old...
But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny...
I consider conversations with people to be mind exercises, but I don't want to pull...