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

God screens us evermore from premature ideas.


Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.


Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.


The first wealth is health.


Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.


One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.


The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.


The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.


People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.


Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.


The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.


If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.


We must be our own before we can be another's.


Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.


Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds.


Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.


Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.


We are always getting ready to live but never living.


Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.


Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.


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