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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops-no, but the kind of man the country turns out.
The spirit of the world, the great calm presence of the creator, comes not forth to the sorceries of opium or of wine.
The soul contains the event that shall befall it, for the event is only the actualization of its thoughts; and what we pray to ourselves for is always granted.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Whatever limits us, we call Fate.
Our statute is a currency which we stamp with our own portrait.
The lover is made happier by his love than the object of his affection.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it in hiding.
All is riddle, and the key to a riddle is another riddle.
A beautiful woman is a practical poet.
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Diplomacy Quote
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Friendship Quote
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
Funny Quote
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
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There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
Relationship Quote
A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.
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