" it is east in the world o live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude after your own but the great man is he who is in the midst of a crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude"
"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes Quotations
"He presents me with what is always an acceptable gift who brings me news of a great thought before unknown. He enriches me without impoverishing himself. "
"I hate quotations. Tell me what you know." Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes Quotations
"Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it. Many will read the book before one thinks of quoting a passage. As soon as he has done this, that line will be quoted east and west. "
"Our best thoughts come from others. " Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes Quotations
"Success is to laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded"
"The adventitious beauty of poetry may be felt in the greater delight with a verse given in a happy quotation than in the poem. " Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes Quotations
"The ancestor of every action is a thought"
"The hero is not fed on sweets, Daily his own heart he eats; Chambers of the great are jails, And head-winds right for royal sails" Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes Quotations
"The next best thing to saying a good thing yourself, is to quote one. "
"The profoundest thought or passion sleeps as in a mine, until an equal mind and heart finds and publishes it. " Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes Quotations
"This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it"
"We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body" Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes Quotations
"We judge of man's wisdom by his hope"