Land of Wisdom - Quotations and sayings
Main menu
 Quote of the Day
 Site map
Recommend to visit
Quotations by author » Ralph Waldo Emerson
American Poet, Lecturer and Essayist, 1803-1882
Quotes: 1281 - 1300 of 1316 Pages: First ... Previous 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 Next Last
Where there is no vision a people perish.
Wherever there is power there is age.
Wherever work is done, victory is attained.
Who can guess how much industry and providence and affection we have caught from the pantomime of brutes?
Who loses a day loses life
Who shall set a limit to the influence of a human being?
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore
Whoso would be a man would be a nonconformist
Why should we be cowed by the name of Action?.
Why should we be cowed by the name of Action?...The rich mind lies in the sun and sleeps, and is Nature. To think is to act.
Wilt thou seal up the avenues of ill? Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while.
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their taste or their humor, to once from their reason.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss. As to methods there
Quotes: 1281 - 1300 of 1316 Pages: First ... Previous 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 Next Last
All quotations are property and copyright of their authors
© 2006-2019, Land of Wisdom