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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Skill to do comes of doing...


Biography - Ralph Waldo Emerson:

American essayist, lecturer and poet.
Born: 1803 - Died: 1882
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Skill to do comes of doing; knowledge comes by eyes always open, and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power.




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Knowledge is power.




Quotes for: power


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Quotes about power:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.





They succeed, because they think they can.





Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.





The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.





He who can, does. He who can't, teaches.











Quotes for: knowledge


Quotes

Quotes for: knowledge


True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.





Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.





It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.





Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;











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Ralph Waldo Emerson also said...


Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.





To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.





Earth laughs in flowers.





Money often costs too much.





The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.





All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.












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