Ralph Waldo Emerson

Cut these words and they would bleed; they are vascular and alive; they walk and run. – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

 

“Good men must not obey the laws too well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

 

“When I go into the garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health that I discover that I have been defrauding myself all this time in letting others do for me what I should have done with my own hands.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

 

“We aim above the mark to hit the mark.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

 

“Language is the archives of history.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

 

“Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

 

“What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

 

“Bare lists of words are found suggestive to an imaginative and excited mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

 

“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)

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