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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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Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
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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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Earth laughs in flowers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Hamatreya - 



Earth laughs in flowers.




Money often costs too much.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Lectures - Education - 






All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Journals - 






The years teach much which the days never know.
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No man can learn what he has not preparation for learning.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Spiritual Laws - 






The scholar is that man who must take up into himself all the ability of the time, all the contributions of the past, all the hopes of the future.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - The American Scholar - 






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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The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
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The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature - 






Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Journals - 






The key to every man is his thought.
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Self-trust is the first secret of success.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Society and Solitude - 






Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
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Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature - 



Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.




The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






Don't waste life in doubts and fears.
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Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Journals






There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
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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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






There are two classes of poets — the poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson






To me men are for what they are, They wear no masks with me.
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