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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Biography - Ralph Waldo Emerson:

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

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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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson




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Quotes about action:


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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”
Henri Bergson
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.”
Henri Bergson - Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness
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Quotes about enthusiasm:


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Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston Churchill
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Opposition embitters the enthusiast but never converts him.”
Friedrich Schiller
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None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”
Henry David Thoreau
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I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.”
Anatole France
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The years teach much which the days never know.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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