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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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Every man contemplates an angel in his future self.
I wish to say what I think and feel today, with the proviso that tomorrow perhaps I shall contradict it all.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon balls, and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict everything you said today.
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
Every individual strives to grow and exclude and to exclude and grow, to the extremities of the universe, and to impose the law of its being on every other creature.
We fancy men are individuals; so are pumpkins; but every pumpkin in the field goes through every point of pumpkin history.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
We do not make a world of our own, but fall into institutions already made, and have to accommodate ourselves to them to be useful at all.
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