Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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The instinct of the people is right.
The populace drag down the gods to their own level.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Women see better than men. Men see lazily, if they do not expect to act. Women see quite without any wish to act.
The wise man, the true friend, the finished character, we seek everywhere, and only find in fragments.
A man is like a bit of Labrador spar, which has no lustre as you turn it in your hand, until you come to a particular angle; then it shows deep and beautiful colors.
A man must ride alternately on the horses of his private and his public nature.
It is the eye which makes the horizon.
The field cannot well be seen from within the field.
Fear God, and where you go men shall think they walk in hallowed cathedrals.
Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.