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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Biography : American essayist, lecturer and poet.
Born: 1803 - Died: 1882
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
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The years teach much which the days never know.
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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.
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To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.
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Earth laughs in flowers.
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The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
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Money often costs too much.
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The key to every man is his thought.
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Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.
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A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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Whenever the true objects of action appear, they are to be heartily sought. Enthusiasm is the height of man; it is the passing from the human to the divine.
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To me men are for what they are, They wear no masks with me
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Nothing astonishes men so much as common-sense and plain dealing.
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Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
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For it is not metres, but a metre-making argument that makes a poem.
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It does not need that a poem should be long. Every word was once a poem.
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Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in one's own sunshine.
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Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.
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Motion or change, and identity or rest, are the first and second secrets of nature: Motion and Rest. The whole code of her laws may be written on the thumbnail, or the signet of a ring.
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An action is the perfection and publication of thought.
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When Nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
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Self-trust is the first secret of success.
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Every man I meet is in some way my superior; and in that I can learn of him.
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Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
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As we are, so we do; and as we do, so is it done to us; we are the builders of our fortunes.
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Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
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