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  Quotes of Ralph W Emerson [82]


  1. The greatest homage to truth is to use it.
  2. Self-trust is the first secret of success.
  3. Music causes us to think eloquently.
  4. Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness; an open and noble temper.
  5. Fame is proof that people are gullible.
  6. Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
  7. There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
  8. The true artist has the planet for his pedestal; the adventurer, after years of strife, has nothing broader than his shoes.
  9. There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom.
  10. People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
  11. Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
  12. Life is a festival only to the wise.
  13. Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air...
  14. Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
  15. Insist on yourself; never imitate... Every great man is unique.
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