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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

An action is the perfection and publication of thought.




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French
Une action est la perfection et la publication de la pensée.




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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.




Quotes for: thought


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Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.
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Eloquence is a painting of thought.
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Quotes for: perfection


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Quotes about perfection:


Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
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It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.
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Quotes for: action


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Quotes about action:


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.
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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.
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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.
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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.
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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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