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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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Conformity is the ape of harmony.
The great majority of men grow up and grow old in seeming and following.
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both sides.
God has delegated himself to a million deputies.
The sower may mistake and sow his peas crookedly: the peas make no mistake, but come up and show his line.
Conservatism, ever more timorous and narrow, disgusts the children, and drives them for a mouthful of fresh air into radicalism.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
The men who come on the stage at one period are all found to be related to each other. Certain ideas are in the air.
Private, accidental, confidential conversation breeds thought. Clubs produce oftener words.
The art of conversation, or the qualification for a good companion, is a certain self-control, which now holds the subject, now lets it go, with a respect for the emergencies of the moment.
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Diplomacy Quote
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Sex Quote
Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
Life Quote
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Understanding Quote
To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.
Wise Quote
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
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