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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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There is nothing we value and hunt and cultivate and strive to draw to us, but in some hour we turn and rend it.
Neither is a dictionary a bad book to read. There is no cant in it, no excess of explanation, and it is full of suggestion,-the raw material of possible poems and histories.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
If we meet no gods, it is because we harbor none. If there is grandeur in you, you will find grandeur in porters and sweeps.
Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Intemperance is the only vulgarity.
The secret of drunkenness is, that it insulates us in thought, whilst it unites us in feeling.
You will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it.
Meek young men grow up in colleges and believe it is their duty to accept the views which books have given, and grow up slaves.
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Inspirational Quote
Here is the secret of inspiration: tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
Truth Quote
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Change Quote
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Family Quote
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
Marriage Quote
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
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