Best Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes

Wisdom quotes

"Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood."

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Friendship quotes

"It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them."

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Inspirational quotes

"When it is dark enough, you can see the stars."

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Quotes about happiness

"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness."

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Quotes about fear

"Always do what you are afraid to do."

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Inspirational quotes

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."

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Inspirational quotes

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

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Quotes about life

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."

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Motivational quotes

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."

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Motivational quotes

"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air."

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Quotes about life

"What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say."

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