Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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Necessity does everything well.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.
Speak the affirmative; emphasize your choice by utter ignoring of all that you reject.
Other men are lenses through which we read our own minds.
A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree.
I think sculpture and painting have an effect to teach us manners and abolish hurry.
Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.
But the real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both sides.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.