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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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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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We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited.

Force 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 end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.

Civilization 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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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.

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

Disease 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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We all boil at different degrees

Humanity Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it

Language 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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The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Thought Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The greatest man in history was the poorest.

Poverty Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Domestic Life

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