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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    Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
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    Do not tell me of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.
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    Do the thing we fear, and the death of fear is certain.
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    Do what you know and perception is converted into character.
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    Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
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    Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
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    Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
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    Every artist was first an amateur.
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    Every burned book enlightens the world.
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    Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.
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    Every calamity is a spur and valuable hint.
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    Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.
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    Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is due to the triumph of enthusiasm. Nothing great was ever achieved without it.
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    Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
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    Every man believes that he has greater possibilities.