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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

A Collection of Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Character
A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.

Art
Art is the path of the creator to his work.

Challenge
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.

Belief
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief in denying them.

Character
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well to think.

Art
Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.

Commitment
Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs.

Attitude
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities.

Adventure
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Character
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well - he has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun.

Confidence
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other people.

Ambition
Hitch your wagon to a star.

Character
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.

Character
If you would not be known to do anything, never do it.

Challenge
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person: Always do what you are afraid to do.

Character
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.

Character
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Character
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.

Ambition
No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.

Calmness
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself; nothing, but the triumph of principles.

Calmness
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

Belief
Self-trust is the essence of heroism.

Confidence
Self-trust is the first secret of success.

Birthday
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect, that the path of each man's genius contracts itself to a very few hours.

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

Art
The sower may mistake and sow his peas crookedly; the peas make no mistake, but come up and show his line.

Attitude
This time like all times is a very good one if we but know what to do with it

Attitude
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

Belief
To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in our private heart is for all men - that is genius.

Attitude
To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven.

Ambition
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

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

Character
What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.

Action
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say

Communication
Who you are is speaking so loudly that I can't hear what you're saying.

Character
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.

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

Commitment
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Attitude
Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.

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