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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882
Nationality: American
Category: Poet
Subcategory: American Poet

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.


We aim above the mark to hit the mark.


Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.


O Day of days when we can read! The reader and the book, either without the other is naught.


It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.


Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.


When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.


To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.


America is another name for opportunity.


We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.


The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.


It is not length of life, but depth of life.


The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.


I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.


Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.


A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.


A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.


Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.


As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.


If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path to his door.


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