Quotes by: Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.
Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house to the inhabitant.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.
In all my lectures, I have taught one doctrine, namely, the infinitude of the private man.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them to the right; and, again, making all crime mean and ugly.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.