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 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 conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminate by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.
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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.
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    Always do what you are afraid to do.
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    Always do what you are afraid to do.