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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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The question is whether [suicide] is the way out, or the way in.
God will have life to be real; we will be damned, but it shall be theatrical.
A sympathetic person is placed in the dilemma of a swimmer among drowning men, who all catch at him, and if he gives so much as a leg or a finger, they will drown him.
Sympathy is a supporting atmosphere, and in it we unfold easily and well.
A forte always makes a foible.
The whole secret of the teacher's force lies in the conviction that men are convertible.
The cure for false theology is motherwit. Forget your books and traditions, and obey your moral perceptions at this hour.
The most tedious of all discourses are on the subject of the Supreme Being.
The astonishment of life is the absence of any appearances of reconciliation between the theory and the practice of life.
If a man sits down to think, he is immediately asked if he has the headache.
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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
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A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.
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There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
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It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
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