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Quotations by author » Ralph Waldo Emerson
American Poet, Lecturer and Essayist, 1803-1882
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All promise outruns performance.
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All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the terms of it fair.
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All stealing is comparative. If you come to absolutes, pray who does not steal?
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All the great ages have been ages of belief.
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All the great speakers were bad speakers at first
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All the thoughts of a turtle are turtle
Thought
Always do what you are afraid to do.
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America is a country of young men
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America is another name for opportunity.
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An actually existing fly is more important than a possibly existing angel
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An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, "He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere
Enemies
An empire is an immense egotism
Society
An eye can threaten like a loaded and levelled gun, or it can insult like hissing or kicking; or, in its altered mood, by beams of kindness, it can make the heart dance for joy
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An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.
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Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.
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Art is a jealous mistress, and, if a man have a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture, or philosophy, he makes a bad husband, and an ill provider, and should be wise in season, and not fetter himself with duties which will embitter his day
Art
Art is a jealous mistress.
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Art is the path of the creator to his work
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Artists must be sacrificed to their art.
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As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
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