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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Heaven always bears some proportion to earth. The god of the cannibal will be a cannibal, of the crusaders a crusader, and of the merchants a merchant.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
There is properly no history; only biography.
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair the rest of his life.
We know better than we do. We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we are much more.
What we do we must, and call it by the best names.
When we are exalted by ideas, we do not owe this to Plato, but to the idea, to which also Plato was debtor.
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It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
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A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
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You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
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Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
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