Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Body: A thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad ancestors and a misfit from the start.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Envy is ignorance.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, – an open and noble temper.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are what their mothers made them.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are other measures of self- respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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