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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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«When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can know.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«What can we see, read, acquire, but ourselves. Take the book, my friend, and read your eyes out, you will never find there what I find.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Do not say things. What you are stands over you the while, and thunders, so that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Why should I cumber myself with regrets that the receiver is not capacious? It never troubles the sun that some of his rays fall wide and vain into ungrateful space, and only a small part on the reflecting planet. Let your greatness educate the crude and cold companion.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«The thing done avails, and not what is said about it.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«To accomplish excellence or anything outstanding, you must listen to that whisper which is heard by you alone.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Tis the good reader that makes the good book.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Language is fossil Poetry.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light the universe with their admonishing smile.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«We are always getting ready to live but never living.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Faith and love are apt to be spasmodic in the best minds. Men live the brink of mysteries and harmonies into which they never enter, and with their hands on the door-latch they die outside.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Some books leave us free and some books make us free.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Love, and you shall be loved.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Old and new make the warp and woof of every moment. There is no thread that is not a twist of these two strands. By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
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