Latest Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.

Continual failure is a road to success - if you have the strength to go on.

You cannot see the mountain near.

A man becomes what he thinks about most of the time

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.

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

A child reminds us that playtime is an essential part of our daily routine.

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.

Coffee is good for talent, but genius wants prayer.

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.

The only thing that can grow is the thing you give energy to.

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Stay at home in your mind. Don't recite other people's opinions.

It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead of his past

Your genuine action will explain itself, and will explain your other genuine actions. Your conformity explains nothing.

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.

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

Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

When a man becomes a conformist, he is sacrificing the richness of independent thinking.

Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.

Our strength grows out of our weakness.

Our expenses are all for conformity.

The highest revelation is that God is in every man.

Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.

Cultivate the habit of being grateful... and ...give thanks continuously.

A hero is a man who is afraid to run away.

Insist upon yourself. Be original.

When it is dark enough, men see the stars.

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

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

When a happy person comes into the room, it is as if another candle has been lit.

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Learn from it... tomorrow is a new day.

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

Patience and fortitude conquer all things.

Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn

Always do what you are afraid to do.

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

The measure of mental health is the disposition to find good everywhere.

Lose yourself in nature and find peace

Live well, learn plenty, laugh often, love much.

Don't choose the better person, choose the person who makes a better you.

We learn geology the morning after the earthquake.

Men are what their mothers made them.

The world is so beautiful that I can hardly believe it exists.

The things taught in schools & colleges are not an education but the means of education.

The first wealth is health.

Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.

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

Self-trust is the first secret of success.

What a new face courage puts on everything!

All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.

Knowledge is when you learn something new every day. Wisdom is when you let something go every day.

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.

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