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  Quotes of Ralph W Emerson [82]


  1. Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance.
  2. I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I am not afraid of falling into my inkpot.
  3. Character gives splendour to youth and awe to wrinkled skin and grey hairs.
  4. Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
  5. Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?
  6. The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
  7. The years teach much which the days never knew.
  8. 'Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
  9. Fear always springs from ignorance.
  10. Society is infested by persons who, seeing that the sentiments please, counterfeit the expression of them. These we call sentimentalists - talkers who mistake the description for the thing, saying for having.
  11. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong.
  12. The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it - so fine that we often are on the line and do not know it.
  13. Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
  14. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
  15. There is no knowledge that is not power.
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