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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit, and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day.
What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a rational being are trenched on, die on the first inch of your territory.
We are always getting ready to live, but never living.
The evils of popular government appear greater than they are; there is compensation for them in the spirit and energy it awakens.
There is nothing we value and hunt and cultivate and strive to draw to us, but in some hour we turn and rend it.
Neither is a dictionary a bad book to read. There is no cant in it, no excess of explanation, and it is full of suggestion,-the raw material of possible poems and histories.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
If we meet no gods, it is because we harbor none. If there is grandeur in you, you will find grandeur in porters and sweeps.
Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference.
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It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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Everything you can imagine is real.
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The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
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You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
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