Ralph Waldo Emerson
We become what we think about all day long.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.
Work and acquire and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance.
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten.
Can anybody remember when the times were not hard and money not scarce
Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
We are prisoners of ideas.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.
If I designed a computer with 200 chips, I tried to design it with 150. And then I would try to design it with 100. I just tried to find every trick I could in life to design things real tiny.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
Not much shocked me. You know, I worked in a home for Alzheimer's patients and my dad used to be really into murders and stuff, so I saw dead bodies. It desensitised me to a lot of things.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
Roosevelt's declaration that Americans had 'nothing to fear but fear itself' was a glorious piece of inspirational rhetoric and just as gloriously wrong.