Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American poet and philosopher

Lived from: 1803-1882

Category: Philosophers | Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.

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    For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

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    'Tis a superstition to insist on a special diet. All is made at last of the same chemical atoms.

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    A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.

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    'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.

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    Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

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    The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I think no chair is so much needed.

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    A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.

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    'Tis the old secret of the gods that they come in low disguises.

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    A good indignation brings out all one's powers.

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