Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes - Page 7

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All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
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The aristocrat is the democrat ripe, and gone to seed.
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Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
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Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility.
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Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man.
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A man cannot speak but he judges himself.
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The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broad swords, or canals, or statues, or songs.
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Sunshine cannot bleach the snow, Nor time unmake what poets know.
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Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air….
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Of course you will insist on modesty in the children, and respect to their teachers, but if the boy stops you in your speech, cries out that you are wrong and sets you right, hug him!
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Flowers are the earth laughing.
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The pulpit and the press have many commonplaces denouncing the thirst for wealth, but if men should take these moralists at their word, and leave off aiming to be rich, the moralists would rush to rekindle at all hazards this love of power in the peo.
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Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
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Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or of love, now repeated and hardened into usage.
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Each work of art excludes the world, concentrates attention on itself. For the time it is the only thing worth doing /to do just that; be it a sonnet, a statue, a landscape, an outline head of Caesar, or an oration. Presently we return to the sight of another that globes itself into a whole as did the first, for example, a beautiful garden; and nothing seems worth doing in life but laying out a garden.
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The force of character is cumulative.
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Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
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Sprinkle joy.
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There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behaviour, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
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We dress our garden, eat our dinners, discuss the household with our wives, and these things make no impression, are forgotten next week; but in the solitude to which every man is always returning, he has a sanity and revelations, which in his passage into new worlds he will carry with him. Never mind the ridicule, never mind the defeat: up again, old heart! — it seems to say, — there is victory yet for all justice; and the true romance which the world exists to realize, will be the transformation of genius into practical power.
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The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both sides.
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