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561 Famous Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson
5/25/1803 - 4/27/1882
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Waldo Ralph Emerson     Waldo Emerson Ralph
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Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.

Beauty Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Even though we've changed and we're all finding our own place in the world, we all know that when the tears fall or the smile spreads across our face, we'll come to each other because no matter where this crazy world takes us, nothing will ever change so much to the point where we're not all still friends.

Change Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.

Age Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Anger Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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As soon as there is life, there is danger

Danger Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The disease with which the human mind now labors is want of faith

Disease Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, and he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.

Enemies Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.

Fate Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Generosity Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Happiness is like a kiss...you must share it to enjoy it.

Happiness Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Laugh often,Dream big,Reach for the stars!

Laughter Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.

Life Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away

Life Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Losing Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Obedience alone gives the right to command

Obedience Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel

Speech Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man is what he thinks about all day long.

Thought Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

Understanding Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Winning Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Come, see the north-wind's masonry, Out of an unseen quarry evermore Furnished with tile, the fierce artificer Curves his white bastions with projected roof Round every windward stake, or tree, or door. Speeding, the myriad-handed, his wild work So fanciful, so savage, naught cares he For number or proportion.

Snow Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: The Snow-Storm

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The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and use of land.

Agriculture Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Society and Solitude--Farming

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Burly, dozing humblebee, Where thou art is clime for me. Let them sail for Porto Rique, Far-off heats through seas to seek. I will follow thee alone, Thou animated torrid-zone!

Bees Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: The Humble-Bee

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Seeing only what is fair, Sipping only what is sweet, . . . . Leave the chaff, and take the wheat.

Bees Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: The Humble-Bee

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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.

Consistency Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Essays--Self-Reliance

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He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others.

Greatness Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Essays--Second Series--Uses of Great Men

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