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  Quotes of Ralph W Emerson [82]

  1. If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
  2. The religions we call false were once true.
  3. Our best thoughts come from others.
  4. Every hero becomes a bore at last.
  5. Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
  6. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
  7. Criticism should not be querulous and wasting, all knife and root-puller, but guiding, instructive, inspiring.
  8. Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
  9. My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
  10. Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
  11. The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs.
  12. A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
  13. Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
  14. Let us be silent that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
  15. Men are what their mothers made them.
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