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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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Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities

Coolness Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.

Generosity Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of Solitaire. It is a grand passion.

Horses Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Instinct Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Make yourself necessary to somebody.

Necessity Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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For it is not metres, but a metre-making argument that makes a poem.

Poetry Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: Essays--The Poet

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When Shakespeare is charges with debts to his authors, Landor replies, "Yet he was more original than his originals. He breathed upon dead bodies and brought them into life." - Ralph Waldo Emerson,

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

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I do not see how a barbarous community and a civilized community can constitute a state. I think we must get rid of slavery or we must get rid of freedom.

Slavery Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: The Assault upon Mr. Sumner's Speech

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London is the epitome of our times, and the Rome of to-day.

London Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: English Traits--Result

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Make yourself necessary to somebody.

Necessity Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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We are wiser than we know.

Mankind Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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When it is darkest, men see the stars.

Mankind Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man is related to all nature.

Nature Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is to think, it is to be humble.

Religion Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one

Virtue Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Action Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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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To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and heart of the child.

Adulthood Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.

Art Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There is properly no history; only biography

Biography Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I can find my biography in every fable that I read

Biography Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face.

Clocks Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred; nor can I detach one duty, like you, from all other duties, and concentrate my forces mechanically on the payment of moneys

Commerce Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Courage Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word

Cynicism Quotes, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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