Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose.
No man has a right perception of any truth, who has not been reacted on by it, so as to be ready to be its martyr.
Truth has already ceased to be itself if polemically said.
If a man fasten his attention on a single aspect of truth and apply himself to that alone for a long time, the truth becomes distorted and not itself but falsehood.
The highest compact we can make with our fellow is, "Let there be truth between us two for evermore"
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
The unbelief of the age is attested by the loud condemnation of trifles.
All persons are puzzles until at last we find in some word or act the key to the man, to the woman; straightway all their past words and actions lie in light before us.
I do not wonder at a snowflake, a shell, a summer landscape, or the glory of the stars; but at the necessity of beauty under which the universe lies.
Law rules throughout existence, a Law which is not intelligent but Intelligence.
Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.