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Quotations by author » Ralph Waldo Emerson
American Poet, Lecturer and Essayist, 1803-1882
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a word of contempt often in his mouth.
Accept your genius and say what you think.
Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.
All diseases run into one, old age.
All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man had taken the first step. With every additional step you enhance immensely the value of you first.
All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.
All life is an experiment.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
All mankind love a lover.
All mankind loves a lover.
All men in the abstract are just and good
All minds quote. Old and new make the warp and woof of every moment. There is no thread that is not a twist of these two strands.
All my life I had been looking for something, and everywhere I looked someone tried to tell me what it was. I accepted thier answers too, though they were often in contradiction and even self-contradictory. I was naive. I as looking for myself and asking everyone except myself questions which I, and only I could answer. It took me a while and much painful boomeranging of my expectations to achieve a realization everyone else appears to have been born with: That I am nobody but myself!
All necessary truth is its own evidence.
All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge, as the plant has root, bud and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
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
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