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Cool & famous Quotes by : Ralph Waldo Emerson

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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You become what you think about all day long.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a series of surprises and would not be worth taking or keeping if it were not.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tis the good reader that makes the good book.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Even in the mud and scum of things, something always, always sings.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

That which we persist in doing becomes easier to do, not that the nature of the thing has changed but that our power to do has increased.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not the length of life, but the depth.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be yourself; no base imitator of another, but your best self. There is something which you can do better than another. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. Do the things at which you are great, not what you were never made for.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Envy is ignorance, Imitation is Suicide.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life consists of what man is thinking about all day.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and adore.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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