Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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Everything is prospective, and man is to live hereafter. That the world is for his education is the only sane solution of the enigma.
Meek young men grow up in colleges and believe it is their duty to accept the views which books have given, and grow up slaves.
The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, and to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances.
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
The things taught in schools are not an education but the means of an education.
Eloquence is the power to translate a truth into language perfectly intelligible to the person to whom you speak.
The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs.
This world belongs to the energetic.
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever accomplished.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but hold hands.