Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Science does not know its debt to imagination.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society is a hospital of incurables

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secrets of life are not shown except to sympathy and likeness

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sorrow makes us all children again.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops, but the kind of man that the country turns out.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Civilization depends on morality.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday is the core of our civilization, dedicated to thought and reverence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Health and appetite impart the sweetness to sugar, bread, and meat.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Blame is safer than praise.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our strength grows out of our weaknesses

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A woman's strength is the irresistible might of weakness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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