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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
US essayist & poet [more author details]
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Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints.
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Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practising every day while they live.
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Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
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Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
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Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
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Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
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Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is the triumph of some enthusiasm.
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Every hero becomes a bore at last.
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Every man is hero and an oracle to somebody, and to that person, whatever he says has an enhanced value.
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Every revolution was thought first in one man's mind.
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Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.
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Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.
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Give all to love; obey thy heart.
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God enters by a private door into every individual.
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Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.
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He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
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I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
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I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
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I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
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If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
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