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561 Famous Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson
5/25/1803 - 4/27/1882
Also Known As:  
Waldo Ralph Emerson     Waldo Emerson Ralph
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About Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where there is no vision a people perish.

Vision Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.

Action Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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In art the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can inspire

Art Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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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Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Doing your best 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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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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Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.

Experience 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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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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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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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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Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.

Choices Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Trust Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Earth laughs in flowers.

Flowers Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society.

Lies Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.

Manners Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Friendship Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy.

Courtesy Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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