Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Earth laughs in flowers.

The first wealth is health.

Always do what you are afraid to do.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.

With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.

Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

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

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

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