Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat...
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task...
Spiritual force is stronger than material force; thoughts rule the world.
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to...
Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
The cruelest thing anyone can do to Portnoy's Complaint is to read it twice.
The test of literature is, I suppose, whether we ourselves live more intensely for the...