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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Though we travel the world over...


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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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.
Ralph Waldo Emerson




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Bien que nous voyagions à travers le monde pour trouver la beauté, nous devons la porter en nous, sans cela nous ne la trouverons pas.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

German
Und wenn wir die ganze Welt durchreisen, um das Schöne zu finden: Wir mögen es in uns tragen, sonst finden wir es nicht.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson




See also  

See also...



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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucius

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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles

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Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions

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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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We admire the world through what we love.”
Alphonse de Lamartine - Jocelyn

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Life is what we make of it. Travels are travellers. What we see is not what we see but what we are.”
Fernando Pessoa

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It is in man's heart that the life of nature's spectacle exists; to see it, one must feel it.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education




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Quotes about beauty:



Quotes for: beauty

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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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What beauty is, I know not.”
Albrecht Dürer
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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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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
Charles Baudelaire
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To love beauty is to see light.”
Victor Hugo
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Quotes

Quotes about the world:



Quotes for: world

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach
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In this world we must be a little too good to be good enough.”
Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux - The Game of Love and Chance
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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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Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Earth laughs in flowers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Hamatreya
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Lectures - Education
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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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