Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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It is proof of high culture to say the greatest matters in the simplest way.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.
Nature forever puts a premium on reality. What is done for effect is seen to be done for effect; what is done for love is felt to be done for love. A man inspires affection and honor because he was not lying in wait for these.
Sincerity is the highest compliment you can pay.
Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it in hiding.
The secret of success in society is a certain heartiness and sympathy.
Isolation must precede true society.
We never touch but at points.
The finished man of the world must eat of every apple once.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.