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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

Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias brought.

Sculpture Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: The Problem

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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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A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.

Children Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Confession Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Earth laughs in flowers.

Flowers Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.

Grace Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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To be great is to be misunderstood.

Greatness 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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Nations have lost their old omnipotence; the patriotic tiedoes not hold. Nations are getting obsolete, we go and live where we will.

Nationalism 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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It is dainty to be sick, if you have leisure and convenience for it.

Disease Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Fame is proof that people are gullible.

Fame Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more of it remains.

Optimism 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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The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.

Gifts Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Fear always springs from ignorance

Ignorance Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Character Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Coaches and coaching Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.

Compromise Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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No one is too big to be courteous, but some are too little

Courtesy Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Insist upon yourself. Be original.

Doing your best Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By nature all people are alike, but by education become different

Education Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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