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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

I hope you find these Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes inspiring and motivational.

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


 

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who is not everyday conquering some fear
has not learned the secret of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we have arrived at the question,
the answer is already near.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A chief event of life is the day in which
we have encountered a mind that startled us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Build a better mousetrap
and the world will beat a path to your door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain,
you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the uttermost meaning of the words,
thought is devout, and devotion is thought.
Deep calls unto deep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Words are also actions,
and actions are a kind of words.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ancestor of every action is a thought.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you are comes to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Judge your natural character
by what you do in your dreams.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wisdom has its root in goodness,
not goodness its root in wisdom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals,
that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are wiser than we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always do what you are afraid to do.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hitch your wagon to a star.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is the quality of the moment,
not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you do speaks so loudly
that I cannot hear what you say.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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