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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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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.
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant.
Immortality will come to such as are fit for it; and he who would be a great soul in future must be a great soul now.
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