Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes - Page 5

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How painful to give a gift to any person of sensibility, or of equality! It is next worst to receiving one
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In Gifts Quotes
They (the days) come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party; but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away
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In Gifts Quotes
Born for success he seemed, With grace to win, with heart to hold, With shining gifts that took all eyes
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In Gifts Quotes
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth
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In Games Quotes
A lady with whom I was riding in the forest said to me that the woods always seemed to her to wait, as if the genii who inhabit them suspend their deeds until the wayfarer had passed onward; a thought which poetry has celebrated in the dance of the fairies, which breaks off on the approach of human feet.
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In Fairies Quotes
Truth, and goodness, and beauty, are but different faces of the same All.
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In Faces Quotes
Every actual state is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
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In Civil Disobedience Quotes
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight and our clothing sufficient, but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting the best property of all -- friends?
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In Clothing Quotes
Do you see that kitten chasing so prettily her own tail? If you could look with her eyes, you might see her surrounded with hundreds of figures performing complex dramas, with tragic and comic issues, long conversations, many characters, many ups and downs of fate.
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In Cats Quotes
You must hear the birds song without attempting to render it into nouns and verbs.
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In Birds Quotes
The angels are so enamored of the language that is spoken in heaven, that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether there be any who understand it or not.
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In Angel Quotes
America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine providence on behalf of the human race.
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In USA Patriotic Quotes
Men are what their mothers make them.
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In Mother's Day Quotes
The wonder is that we can see these trees and not wonder more.
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In Arbor Day Quotes
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that exercise us.
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In India Quotes
Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy
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In Happiness Quotes
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself
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In Happiness Quotes
PietyEvery thought which genius and piety throw into the world alters the world.
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In Piety Quotes
What we do not call education is more precious than which we call so.
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In Intelligence Quotes
How shall a man escape from his ancestors, or draw off from his veins the black drop which he drew from his Father's or his Mother's life?
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Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your promotion.
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