Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Brief author info: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) Famous American poet, essayist and philosopher.
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Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
A great man stands on God. A small man stands on a great man.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year. He only is right who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded by worry, fret and anxiety. Finish every day, and be done with it. You have done what you could.
Commonsense is the wick of the candle.
To fill the hour,-that is happiness.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.