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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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There is a capacity of virtue in us, and there is a capacity of vice to make your blood creep.
Every man has his own vocation. The talent is the call.
Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good: Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.
How much of human life is lost in waiting!
The philosophy of waiting is sustained by all the oracles of the universe.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man.
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it.
There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom.
It is an esoteric doctrine of society, that a little wickedness is good to make muscle; as if conscience were not good for hands and legs.
When it comes to divide an estate, the politest men quarrel.
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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
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Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
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Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
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Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
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Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
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