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  • Four snakes gliding up and down a hollow for no purpose that I could see not to eat, not for love, but only gliding.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Our best history is still poetry.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Courage consists in the power of self-recovery.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)


  • Nature ... She pardons no mistakes. Her yea is yea, and her nay, nay.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • When India was explored and the wonderful riches of Indian theological literature found that dispelled once and for all the dream about Christianity being the sole revelation.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Sleep lingers all our lifetime about our eyes, as night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir-tree.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Wherever we go, whatever we do, self is the sole subject we study and learn.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Men wish to be saved from the mischiefs of their vices, but not from their vices.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Every man is entitled to be valued by his best moment.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

  • Every ship is a romantic object, except that we sail in.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)


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