Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson (Poet/American).

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Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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There is always safety in valor.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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A man in debt is so far a slave.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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It is one of the beautiful compensations in this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Preaching is the expression of the moral sentiment in application to the duties of life.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Reality is a sliding door.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The earth laughs in flowers.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The years teach much which the days never know.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Genius always finds itself a century too early.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
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People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. All is riddle, and the key to a riddle is another riddle.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Character is always known. Thefts never enrich; alms never impoverish; murder will speak out of stone walls.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The intuition of the moral sentiment is an insight of the perfection of the laws of the soul. These laws execute themselves. They are out of time, out of space, and not subject to circumstance.
• Ralph Waldo Emerson

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