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  Quotes of Ralph W Emerson [82]


  1. Do your thing and I shall know you.
  2. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
  3. Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
  4. Every genuine work of art has as much reason for being as the earth and the sun.
  5. Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
  6. The high prize of life, the crowning glory of a man is to be born with a bias to some pursuit which finds him in employment and happiness - whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords or canals, or statues, or songs.
  7. As we grow old... the beauty steals inward.
  8. We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
  9. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
  10. Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
  11. Hitch your wagon to a star.
  12. You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
  13. Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
  14. What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
  15. As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
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