Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some thoughts always find us young, and keep us so. Such a thought is the love of the universal and eternal beauty.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most dangerous thing is illusion.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as there is life there is danger.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is physically as well as metaphysically a thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad ancestors, and a misfit from the start.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A good intention clothes itself with power.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot see the mountain near.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a kind of latent omniscience not only in every man, but in every particle. The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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