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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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We acquire the strength we have overcome.

Strength Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Concentration is the secret of strength.

Strength Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, tho it be in the woods.

Success Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Success: To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded!

Success Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.

Suspicion Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Harmony of aim, not identity of conclusion, is the secret of sympathetic life.

Sympathy Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.

Tax Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Knowledge exists to be imparted.

Teaching Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The man who can make hard things easy is the educator.

Teaching Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Men lose their tempers in defending their taste.

Temper Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptations we resist.

Temptation Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The soul of God is poured into the world through the thoughts of men.

Thought Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike. As soon as there is life there is danger.

Time Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.

Time Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.

Trifles 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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Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.

Truth Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please; you can never have both.

Truth Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The finest and noblest ground on which people can live is truth; the real with the real; a ground on which nothing is assumed.

Truth Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there is no good theory of disease which does not at once suggest a cure.

Value Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Men wish to be saved from the mischiefs of their vices, but not from their vices.

Vice Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The god of victory is said to be one-handed, but peace gives victory on both sides.

Victory Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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All violence, all that is dreary and repels, is not power, but the absence of power.

Violence Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The only reward of virtue is virtue.

Virtue Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man's style is his mind's voice. Wooden minds, wooden voices.

Voice Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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