Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The angels are so enamored of the language that is spoken in heaven that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether their be any who understand it or not.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We lie in the lap of immense intelligence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Obedience alone gives the right to command.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No love can be bound by oath or covenant to secure it against a higher love

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men succeed when they realize that their failures are the preparation for their victories.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-trust is the essence of heroism

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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