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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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Fame is proof that people are gullible.

Fame Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Fear always springs from ignorance

Ignorance 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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Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.

Fear 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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We all boil at different degrees

Humanity 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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Men are what their mothers made them

Men Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight has been present like an archangel at the creation of light and of the world

Night Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Men are respectable only as they respect

Respect Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow

Self-sacrifice Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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And striving to be Man, the worm Mounts through all the spires of form.

Progress Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Mayday

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Announced by all the trumpets of the sky, Arrives the snow, and, driving o'er the fields, Seems nowhere to alight: the whited air Hides hills and woods, the river, and the heaven, And veils the farmhouse at the garden's end. The sled and traveller stopped, the courier's feet Delayed, all friends shut out, the housemates sit Around the radiant fireplace, enclosed In a tumultuous privacy of storm.

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

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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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The sea returning day by day Restores the world-wide mart. So let each dweller on the Bay Fold Boston in his heart Till these echoes be choked with snows Or over the town blue ocean flows.

Boston Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Boston (st. 20)

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Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson,

Language Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Letters and Social Aims--Quotation and Originality

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Earth proudly wears the Parthenon As best gem upon her zone.

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

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The alleged power to charm down insanity, or ferocity in beasts, is a power behind the eye.

Insanity Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Essays--Conduct of Life--Of Behaviour

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It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.

Cheating Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.

Decision Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Illness Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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