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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If a man sits down to think, he is immediately asked if has a headache.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
The key to every man is his thought. Sturdy and defying though he look, he has a helm which he obeys...
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Thought makes every thing fit for use.
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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered
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The virtue in most request is conformity.
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The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him.
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Man was born to be rich, or grow rich by use of his faculties, by the union of thought with nature. ...
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The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there is no good theory of dis...
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How we glow over these novels of passion, when the story is told with any spark of truth and nature!...
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The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
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Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
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Nothing is beneath you if it is in the direction of your life.
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It is not length of life, but depth of life.
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Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities hav...
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Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect.
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A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
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A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
I didn't find my friends; the good Lord gave them to me.
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What is so great as friendship, let us carry with what grandeur of spirit we can. Let us be silent, ...
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Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
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Like any other gift, the gift of grace can be yours only if you'll reach out and take it. Maybe bei...
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The bigger they are, the further they have to fall.
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The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
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Nor knowest thou what argument Thy like to thy neighbor's creed has lent, All are needed by ea...
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Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of Solitaire. It is ...
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Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again...
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When you strike at a king, you must kill him.
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Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
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There is properly no history, only biography.
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Works of the intellect are great only by comparison with each other.
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A nation never falls but by suicide.
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Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
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A good intention clothes itself with sudden power.
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Glittering generalities! They are blazing ubiquities.
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It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our ...
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And striving to be Man, the worm Mounts through all the spires of form.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and...
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Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
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