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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
Source: Nature

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An action is the perfection and publication of thought."
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature



Translation  

Translation

(French)


FrenchQuote
Une action est la perfection et la publication de la pensée."
Ralph Waldo Emerson - La Nature


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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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Quotes about thought:



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Great thoughts come from the heart."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity."
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Eloquence is a painting of thought."
Blaise Pascal
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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it."
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits
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An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought."
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Quotes about perfection:



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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection."
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men."
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing."
Eugene Delacroix
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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."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it."
Salvador Dalí
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good."
Abbé Pierre
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Quotes about action:



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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 laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions."
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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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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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
Simone de Beauvoir
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Action, with all its uncertainties, is like an ever-present reminder that men, though they must die, are not born in order to die, but to begin something new."
Hannah Arendt
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Ralph Waldo Emerson also said...



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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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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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The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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