When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
To be simple is to be great
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not...
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or...
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then...
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they...
Life is a progress, and not a station.
Society is a hospital of incurables.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the...
To reap a return in ten years, plant trees. To reap a return in 100,...