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Ralph Waldo Emerson Profile and Quotes

by Wenbin Nah | Saturday, January 03, 2009 in |

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1901) - American essayist, philosopher, poet

Major Contributions and Awards
- America's best known and best loved 19th century figures
- leader of the Transcendentalist movement in the early nineteenth century.

Emerson Quotes
"When Nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When a happy person comes into the room, it is as if another candle has been lit."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"For the resolute and determined there is time and opportunity."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nothing can bring you piece but yourself"
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A little praise - goes a great ways."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Our greatest glory is not in never failing but rising up every time we fall."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Men are respectable only as they respect”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Money often costs too much.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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