Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes.

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.

The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force – that thoughts rule the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Revolutions go not backward.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is

There is no chance and anarchy in the universe. All is system and gradation. Every god is there sitting in his sphere.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The smoothest curled courtier in the boudoirs of a palace has an animal nature, rude and aboriginal as a white bear.
Ralph Waldo Emerson