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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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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.
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
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There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
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Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
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Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
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