ralph waldo emerson Quotes

Make the most of yourself.... for that is all there is of you.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The earth laughs in flowers.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
You become what you think about all day long.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
People do not seem to realise that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be good to your work, your word, and your friend.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The years teach much the days never know.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires....courage.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every spirit builds itself a house; and beyond its house, a world; and beyond its world a heaven. Know then, that the world exists for you: build, therefore, your own world.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
As we are, so we do; and as we do, so is it done to us; we are the builders of our fortunes.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light the universe with their admonishing smile.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The love that you withhold is the pain that you carry.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The virtue you would like to have, assume it is already yours, appropriate it, enter into the part and live the character just as the great actor is absorbed in... the part he plays.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
What you do thunders above your head so loudly, I cannot hear the words you speak.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
A child convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.The reward for a thing well done, is to have done it.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.
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— Ralph Waldo Emerson