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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes


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Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.
[Manners]
 

Good men must not obey the laws too well.
 

Good nature is stronger than tomahawks.
 

Good-bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou are not my friend; I am not thine.
[World]
 

Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
[Genius]
 

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
 

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world. No hope so bright but is the beginning of its own fulfilment.
[Thought]
 

Great men have often the shortest biographies. - Their real life is in their books or deeds.
[Biography]
 

Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
 

Great men, great nations, have not been boasters and buffoons, but perceivers of the terror of life, and have manned themselves to face it.
 

Greek architecture is the flowering of geometry.
[Architecture]
 

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.
[One Day]
 

Guard your integrity as a sacred thing. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world.
[Integrity]
 

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others with out getting a few drops on yourself.
[Lighten Up]
 

Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
 

Happy is the house that shelters a friend!
 

He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
[One Day]
 

He is great who confers the most benefits.
 

He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others.
 

He is only rich who owns the day. There is no king, rich man, fairy, or demon who possesses such power as that.
[One Day]
 


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