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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    A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
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    A man in debt is so far a slave.
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    A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
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    A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule.
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    A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist.
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    A man of genius is privileged only as far as he is genius. His dullness is as insupportable as any other dullness.
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    A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
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    A man's library is a sort of harem.
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    A man's personal defects will commonly have with the rest of the world precisely that importance which they have to himself. If he makes light of them, so will other men.
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    A man's what he thinks about all day long
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    A man's wife has more power over him than the state has.
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    A sect or party is an incognito devised to save man from the vexation of thinking.
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    A strenuous soul hates cheap success.
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    A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
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    Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.