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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
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If a man write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mouse-trap than his neighbor, tho' he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
Everything intercepts us from ourselves.
Every man believes that he has a greater possibility.
A beautiful behavior is better than a beautiful form; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
Men are what their mothers made them.
The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops-no, but the kind of man the country turns out.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature ... and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.
No man gains credit for his cowardly courtesies.
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