Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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Though we love goodness and not stealing, yet also we love freedom and not preaching.
Wild liberty breeds iron conscience; natures with great impulses have great resources, and return from far.
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
The chief mourner does not always attend the funeral.
If a man carefully examine his thoughts he will be surprised to find how much he lives in the future. His well-being is always ahead. Such a creature is probably immortal.
God may forgive sins, but awkwardness has no forgiveness in heaven or earth.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Genius seems to consist merely in trueness of sight, in using such words as show that the man was an eye-witness, and not a repeater of what was told.
The young man reveres men of genius, because, to speak truly, they are more himself than he is.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The strongest evidence of love is sacrifice.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.