Ralph Waldo Emerson

Born On
May 25, 1803
Place of Birth
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died On
April 27, 1882 (aged 78)
Religion
Western Philosophy
Nationality
American
Profession
American essayist, lecturer

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down aspires and not despairs.
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In Wedding Wishes Quotes
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
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In Selfish Quotes
Earth laughs in flowers to see her boastful boys Earth-proud, proud of the earth which is not theirs; Who steer the plough, but cannot steer their feet Clear of the grave.
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In Proud Quotes
Line in nature is not found; Unit and universe are round; In vain produced, all rays return; Evil will bless, and ice will burn.
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In Vain Quotes
The best part of health is fine disposition.
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In Disposition Quotes
Moderation in all things, especially moderation.
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In Moderation Quotes
Valor consists in the power of self-recovery, so that a man cannot have his flank turned, cannot be out-generalled, but put him where you will, he stands. This can only be by his preferring truth to his past apprehension of truth; and his alert acceptance of it, from whatever quarter; the intrepid conviction that his laws, his relations to society, his Christianity, his world may at any time be superseded and decease.
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In Fortitude Quotes
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something; he has been put on his wits... he has gained facts, learned his ignorance, is cured of the insanity of conceit, has got moderation and real skill.
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In Moderation Quotes
People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them.
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In Wish Quotes
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss. As to methods there.
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In Ambition Quotes
He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets — most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth.
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In Prejudice Quotes
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and wilt stimulate thy jaded senses with wine and French coffee, thou shalt find no radiance of wisdom in the lonely waste of the pinewoods.
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In Covetousness Quotes
We are students of words; we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
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In Dependence Quotes
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them. Some minds are incapable of skepticism.
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In Belief Quotes
If I know your sect, I anticipate your argument
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In Anticipation Quotes
It is the soundness of the bones that ultimates itself in the peach- bloom complexion.
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In Bloom Quotes
All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge, as the plant has root, bud and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
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In Bud Quotes
If the red slayer thinks he slays, / Or if the slain think he is slain, / They know not well the subtle ways / I keep, and pass, and turn again.
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In Ways Quotes
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains largely in our esteem if we discover that he has some intellectual taste or skill.
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In Taste Quotes
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
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In Presence Quotes
It is implied in all superior culture that a complete man would need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
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In Presence Quotes

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