Ralph Waldo Emerson
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
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We are prisoners of ideas.
Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.
Work is victory.
The man is only half himself, the other half is his expression.
Skill to do comes of doing.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
Can anybody remember when the times were not hard and money not scarce
A chief event in life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
My dad was a Methodist minister.
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
All the legal action I've taken against newspapers has had a massively positive effect on my life and achieved exactly what I wanted, which is privacy and non-harassment.
The Ukrainian community is tight-knit by nature.
Over and over, we hear politicians say they can't spend our tax dollars on environmental protection when the economy is so fragile.
That's a central part of philosophy, of ethics. What do I owe to strangers? What do I owe to my family? What is it to live a good life? Those are questions which we face as individuals.