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Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes (20)

A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
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A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
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A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
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A great man is always willing to be little.
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A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
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A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
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A man in debt is so far a slave.
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A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.
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A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.
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A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.
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A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
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A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
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A man is what he thinks about all day long.
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A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
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Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
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All diseases run into one, old age.
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All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
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All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Love