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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    Always do what you are afraid to do.
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    America is another name for opportunity.
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    An empire is an immense egotism.
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    Art is a jealous mistress; and if a man have a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.
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    Art is the path of the creator to his work.
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    Artists must be sacrificed to their art.
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    As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
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    As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.
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    As soon as there is life there is danger.
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    As there is a use in medicine for poisons, so the world cannot move without rogues.
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    At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
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    Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
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    Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic act is also decent, and causes the place and the bystanders to shine.
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    Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
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    Beauty rests on necessities.