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    Make the most of yourself.... for that is all there is of you.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    The earth laughs in flowers.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: earth  flowers 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: lies 
     
    For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: happiness 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: men  believe  luck  strong 
     
    Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: time 
     
    In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: men  learn 
     
    Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: truth  reality  fiction 
     
    The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: fear  men  danger  god  pray  wise 
     
    Be good to your work, your word, and your friend.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: work  friends 
     
    The years teach much the days never know.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: year 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: action  believe  right  wrong 
     
    Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: time  fail 
     
    The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: time  living  lies 
     
    Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: path 
     
    He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: anxiety 
     
    A man is what he thinks about all day long.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: men 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: world  spirit  heaven 
     
    The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: men  power  stupidity 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: beauty  men  believe  smile  star  night  god  universe  year 
     
    For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: peace  mind 
     
    The love that you withhold is the pain that you carry.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: pain 
     
    To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: world 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: bad  jesus  wise  spirit 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: character  live  virtue 
     
    Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: sorrow  worries  faith 
     
    What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: evil  grief 
     
    The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: wisdom 
     
    All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: trust 
     
    The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: men  god 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: decision  universe 
     
    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.
    — 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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: children  child  opinion 
     
    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.
    — Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    ralph waldo emerson
    Birth    : May 25, 1803
    Death  : April 27, 1882
    Occupation  : Essayist