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 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.
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    Accept your genius and say what you think.
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    Act, if you like, but you do it at your peril. Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
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    All diseases run into one. Old age.
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    All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one.
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    All necessary truth is its own evidence.
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    All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud, and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
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    All the great ages have been ages of belief.